I had this in mind for this week if Hillary won.
I almost canceled it.
Then I remembered the second verse:
You can bend but never break me
‘Cos it only serve to make me
More determined to achieve my final goal
But I’ll come back even stronger
Not a novice any longer
‘Cos you’ve deepened the conviction in my soul
Bring it, Trump.
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Your brother-in-law pointed out last night that at least Trump is the most liberal Republican to ever hold the office, so there’s that. He also said that Trump says a lot of things he doesn’t really believe, unlike Pence who absolutely means everything he says. None of that addresses the issue of the example he and his followers are setting for the rest of the nation, nor the place America holds (held) in the world arena. It has been very telling the reactions my facebook friends from other nations have expressed. If we can come out on the other side of this nightmare without serious damage, I will be very grateful, not to mention surprised. God bless us every one.
My biggest consolation is that despite losing the popular vote, Republicans think they have a mandate (as they always do), and operating from that assumption, they will overplay their hand (as they always do). If we can keep his bottom-feeding fanboys from terrorizing women, minorities, and LGBTQ folks long enough for this to blow over, the biggest losers will be the people who were duped into supporting him. And yeah, Pence worries me way more than Trump does. I’ll take an unapologetic sinner over a Pharisee any day of the week. If he’ll appoint Christie AG and give Giuliani some useless job where he can’t do much damage, I’ll consider following Hillary’s directive to keep an open mind and let him have a chance to govern. Best-case scenario: He ignores everybody and does whatever he wants, which basically just means nothing useful will happen for four years, and we’ll have to pay a restoration company to clean up the Lincoln Bedroom when he leaves.