U.S. election 2016
Facebook's data "does not contradict" the CIA's conclusion that Russia attempted to influence the outcome of the U.S. election.
Still in the Twilight Zone.
There is nothing good, hopeful or exciting about president-elect Donald J. Trump. His antics, behaviour and recent appointees
On Wednesday we woke up to see one of the nastiest, most divisive US elections end in victory for a demagogue. Hate and fear won in America on November 9. But on that same day I was able to find hope in the unlikeliest of places: The Conservative leadership debate.
She does speak the language.
"... when you have a narcissist like that, who’s so narcissistic where it’s all about him, he will, maybe unintentionally, break laws."
I worry that you can too easily find comfort in your privilege and wrap it around you like a blanket to filter out the horror that we feel. That this comfort will allow you to move on and become silent on the terror in Trump's plan and the voices of racism. White Canadians, we need to know now.
I knew Donald Trump would win because his victory accompanied a feeling that was familiar to my body. It was the same feeling I get when a patient shares or comes to me with a devastating diagnosis. They don't know how this could have happened to them. Cancer? "This cannot be happening to me."
One might not like what Trump stood for, but a lot of people did, enough for him to become president. He had a vision that compelled people to come out, in record numbers, just as Obama's vision had done eight years earlier. Clinton, on the other hand, offered competence and an impressive CV.... But that was just not enough to motivate enough people to come out for her.