What if Trump’s a Good Thing?

What if Trump’s a Good Thing?

My heart is very heavy today. I voted for Hillary yesterday. More accurately, I voted against Trump. Hillary would not have been a good president either, but yeah, she would’ve been 100% better than Donald Trump. But here we are. And all over my Facebook newsfeed people are fearing for their lives, wondering how to explain to their children that the people (well, the electoral college, actually) elected a man who openly disparages minorities, ridicules the disabled, sees women as merely sex objects, and doesn’t consider anyone who’s LBGT a human. Several of my friends are asking anyone who voted for the Donald to please unfriend them. I love all of you. I don’t minimize your fear, your concerns for your children, and while I don’t understand your desire not to be FB friends with people who voted for Trump, I respect it. But I hope you’ll all take a moment to breathe. To stop throwing your hands up in the air and saying this is the second coming of Hitler, and all us freaks are going to be baked in ovens simply because this idiot was elected president. Just hear me out for a moment. Trump is Not a Dictator Let me dust off that worthless political science degree I have and remind you that our country has three branches of government to balance the power. The executive (Trump) is but one. We’ve also got the legislative. Remember them? Those guys in the Congress and Senate who have largely publicly denounced Trump, even when he’s a fellow Republican. And we’ve got the judicial branch. Many of the courts...