Bear with me, because this post is a LOT longer. I just have too much of a need to vent.
After I picked Kelly up from work, we pahked the cah in our driveway and walked (in my case, limped/hobbled) down to our polling place here in Winthrop. We had never been there before, but luckily it was even closer than we thought it was. There was a line, but it wasn’t that bad, and we were fortunate in that we got through the line and voted pretty quickly. I know other people around the greater Boston area (and around the country, for that matter) had to wait for hours. So we walked home and I made some dinner so we could settle in for the evening and watch the returns.
Continue reading “More thoughts on this historic election day: part two”
Yes, historic. No, I am not being overly dramatic.
I have plenty to say, but as an introduction I want all of you to hear what Samantha Bee has to say because she puts it in its proper perspective and frankly, it’s something I think we all need to hear.
She’s right. As Kelly pointed out on our Twitter feed earlier today, a lot of people (particularly women) see this election in its proper context as (quite probably*) the first election of a woman to the office of President of the United States. And that is absolutely HUGE.
More to follow soon, I promise.
*Unless this turns into another too-close-to-call nail biter like 2000, we’ll probably know soon enough, won’t we?