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Response to NNadir (Original post)

Thu Feb 9, 2017, 01:11 PM

9. What bothers me more than that they were warned is that they were BEGGED...

...by members of the groups who would be most impacted by a Trump presidency to put aside any grievances they had with Hillary or the DNC until after the election and protect them from all of the harm they would endure if Hillary lost. Women who had been sexually assaulted pleaded with the electorate, "Please. I'm doing so well in my recovery, and I can't bear to be set back by someone who brags about assaulting women becoming leader of the free world." LGBT people pleaded, "Please, we're finally achieving progress in terms of being treated as actual human beings under the law and in society in general. Please don't put people in charge who seek to take us back to the days when whether or not we deserved respect as human beings was up for debate." People from immigrant families begged the electorate not to put them through the trauma of having their family members torn away from them.

Far too many people told these various groups that they didn't matter enough, that "voting their conscience" didn't necessitate protecting them from the assaults on their dignity and safety that a Trump administration would bring. Now these people think those who DID spend the election season trying to prevent all of this destruction owe them something.

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BeyondGeography Feb 2017 #1
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