Conman, flimflamman–They’ve been there through history, but never has one so vile and self-serving worked himself into the position of president. Shame on you, America.
Befuddled? I think that’s the right word for how I’m feeling. Maybe it’s confused? All I know is that I don’t know what I’m feeling about the world, and specifically my country, anymore.
I’ve gone through so many emotions, sometimes in one day, that I’m exhausted. Shock, sadness, anger, confusion, hope, dismay, sorrow, defeat, defiance, surrender, futility, frustration, grief.
Somehow, a conman has gained the highest elected position in our government and there’s nothing anyone can do to make him play by the rules. At least half of our government is willing to allow the destruction of our democracy to hold on to personal power. The evil that is being perpetrated by these people is so egregious that my mind can’t comprehend the reality of it all.
I’ve looked at historical government rise and fall and see so many parallels to what is happening today. I see the consolidation of…
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