I’ve long believed that a President-elect shouldn’t be held to the same standards as a sitting President. So when I tell you that Mr. Trump’s recent Twitter activity is lauding the efforts of a bunch of bikers who want to ride in and build a “wall of muscle” to protect the Inauguration, please understand that this is not a criticism of Mr. Trump’s decorum. That starts Saturday.
Instead, I’d like to talk briefly about the different protests and counter-protests that we should expect both in the nation’s capitol and across the (more…)
“No matter who won the election, H.R.C. or Trump, we should be protesting. But especially Trump. His campaign was nothing but hatred and fear. We must reject that, or be complicit in it.”
– Protestor, two weeks before
On January 21, the day after the Inauguration, a massive rally is planned in the nation’s capitol to highlight women’s issues. An estimated 200,000 women are scheduled to attend the “Women’s March On Washington”.
Take note: These are not, by and large, discontented college students and former Bernie Bros pining for their lost candidate. These are intelligent professionals (more…)