And David Bowie remains dead
Trump’s Daily Twitter Highlight: “Such a beautiful and important evening! The forgotten man and woman will never be forgotten again. We will all come together as never before”
Clinton’s Daily Twitter Highlight: “To all the little girls watching…never doubt that you are valuable and powerful & deserving of every chance & opportunity in the world.”
Daily election article of interest: An American Tragedy
Tonight I’m going down the rabbit hole; I’m listening to today’s The Alex Jones Show as I try to do some work. It’s a solid reminder that what we are up against are irrational forces; a post-fact world is the term.
The night before the election, before I voted for the first time as an American, I wrote on this blog that however culpable America might become with its decisions and acts, I was about to “assume my share of that culpability.” And so I do, that we elected Trump is a shame we must all bear.
The election is over, thank God, but things are only just beginning. A large number of Trump’s supporters except, no, they demand, that he be a destructive force to Washington, and so this idea that yesterday was this big destructive event is incorrect, the destruction is yet to come. They are more softened takes out there, the hope that the office of the President has a transformative effect on the individual rather than the individual has a transformative effect on the office of the President. We’ll see. But today the host of the Apprentice, a man who ranks alongside the likes of Charlie Sheen, Flavor Flav, Pamela Anderson, and David Hasselhoff in having his own Comedy Central Roast Special is being briefed on intelligence matters.
This annus horribilis began with the death of David Bowie, with that in mind, here’s some David Bowie to get you through the gloom.