A day after the results came in, it was like the results of a final exam just ended. A brief period of review began Wednesday, but before long comes another semester, except it is a whole four years, and the law is mighty explicit when it comes to removing the man, or woman if ever, in the top office. It is difficult, especially now with majority idiocies in both houses.
Americans are united in this review of the personality of Trump. This is a dangerous product of a post-war America, an America that never wrongs in its gut feeling, that being white is equal to a moral right, and any contradiction of that essence is a shame, if not a crime. I suppose in a way we are like the opposite of North Korea, the America it loves to hate.
One other item that is assumed in the shock of this election is that the sanctity of POTUS has been truly tarnished. Another is that the office was perhaps so tarnished before, for a black man having been elected to it. Could only a reciprocal, the polar opposite be the way to "correct" that for a great plurality of the right?
What a strong dose of ignorance the people must have been given for that to be true? We stare at a long list of challenges on every front, and these are the big hold ups in the media, race, violence, our safety, our money, all our stuff. Dealing with the rest of the world's problems are not our own, secondary in a country, naturally, to the country's own problems, but the second class handling of the facts by all is so atrocious as to render this a total collapse of judgment on the part of the American people.
We activate our senses so naturally for this political beauty pageant, and so intensely for morals, and try so painstakingly to work out diversity in clean terms, and we take for granted the real work in a democracy, which is to just fucking protect everyone as best as possible with all the wealth and help we are afforded, fought for by local politicians. It is a luxury to have that system, but it is killing us for being so selfish to hold ourselves to these dual tasks of being local and macro at once. We are simply fucking up on this high up island away from the rest of the world's problems. To hell with us, finally.