posted on Nov, 11 2016 @ 12:12 PM
a reply to: mr-lizard
Shocked when I heard the result? Yes.
A little disappointed? Yes, but only because I'm looking on from an outside perspective, without a vested interest at the root of the issues.
Do I think Trump is a jerk? Yes. For many, many reasons.
But so was Clinton - for many different ones.
Its been exactly the same as the Brexit vote over here. Fear politics, condemnation, rhetoric and very little recourse to facts, discussion and
And yes, Trump has bought out the worst in some people - some
is the key word there. Not all.
Because, you can't blame all for the actions of a few, can you?
And as with Brexit, some people will simply have voted for a change, rather than a viewpoint.
And as with Brexit, the lessons of voting for that change have to be learned - probably the hard way.
But - to paraphrase a great man - we do these things not because they are easy, but because they are hard.
Think about it.