I feel on edge today and I don’t think it is just the re-entry into normal life after travelling.
Here comes the election. I hope people will not burn too many bridges with friends and neighbors on the other side of the fence, nor burn bridges of civil and responsible discourse in general as they express their opinions amid doubts, fears and hopes.
I mentioned earlier I’ve been sticking to primary sources as much as I can to inform my views this time around, and have made a point of listening to both candidates over a period of time. The upshot is that for a couple of presidential candidates, I think they are both not bad, and I am not afraid of either of them. I am voting for one of them.
Whoever gets the job is going to have a hard job ahead and will likely be very unpopular as it appears we have a tough time ahead of us.
See how easy it is to say “us”? I wish we could remember that “us” more often.