HIS WIN WAS DOWNRIGHT RELIGIOUS
CAN HE SATISFY THE HOPES RAISED?
Let’s be honest. Relieved as we are that the nation’s leftward march has been interrupted — and despite expectations of positive change — there’s no denying that the Trump Era is beginning in deep uncertainty.
We’ve come through a very odd election that offered a choice between two candidates with unusually high negative poll numbers. And while I believe that people decided early on how they were going to vote, most still went into the booth with conflicted feelings.
As I observed in a blog post back in August…
“…Republicans and Democrats alike don’t really support either candidate. Rather, they feel they must cast their ballots against either Clinton or Trump — choosing to oppose the one they’re most desperate to keep from winning….
“…this year, people really aren’t voting to elect their favorite candidate. They’re voting to avoid their worst nightmare.”