I am a left-over New York hippie who protested through the ’60s and ’70s. Then suddenly I found my fellow protesters had cut their afros or clipped off their pony tails, gone back to their millionaire parents and become more conservative than their parents. I was essentially alone with my protest signs and had no millionaire parents to return to. I had to get a job to feed myself, and I realized that only the well fed from wealthy families had time to go through the streets waving banners.
There are people today carrying signs that say Donald Trump is not their president. I beg to differ. Like it or not, the American people have spoken, and all the shouting and parading through the towns in Polo shirts will not change that.
Do now what you will have to do. Go home, and apply to Yale or take a cruise, crawl back to your suburban house and wait for the next opportunity to pretend you are a liberal with no racism in you and that you welcome a black guy into your elite group.
Presently, common sense will let you know that it is time to unify with others to help this nation get over the loss of your favorite candidate and help the president-elect be a president for all. I did not vote for Trump, but I have enough sense to know he is the president.
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Butler E. Brewton