President Trump – Where Do We Go From Here

President Trump – Where Do We Go From Here

Where Do We Go From Here?   This past November the 8th , millions of Americans went to their polling locations, some waiting for several hours, to cast their vote for our next President. Most of the prognosticators and pundits where all but certain that they knew the outcome of this election. Armed with their fancy surveys and data collection, they were collectively handed their ass. In an Electoral College landslide Donald Trump gave proof positive that the experts knew nothing, as he handily became President Elect over the hands down favorite Hillary Clinton. In the interest of full disclosure I was a supporter of Hillary Clinton. I knew her flaws, but I believed that only she had the necessary political ability, intellectual depth, and knowledge of the job to be an effective President. With that said my objective with this article is not to be a sore loser and cast shade on Mr. Trump. What I want to do is bring some understanding to the exceptionally divisive and in many cases hurtful outcome of this 2016 Presidential election. During this election we have perfected the dark art of partisanship. We had two nominees who embodied the disparate factions of our country. In the blue corner there was Hillary Clinton. She has been in politics and/or public life for around 30 years. During those years she has gained a well-earned reputation for telling half-truths and lies. Most of America thinks she is untrustworthy, and a lot of those people for their own reasons hate her. She was successfully cast as the ultimate insider who is corrupt and to whom...