Monthly Archives: November 2016

An Appeal for Peace, Love, and Understanding

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peaceloveunderstanding-1250x12501Scanning some of the posts on social media this morning after the election, I was struck by the vitriol that some progressives hurled at those who voted for Trump, and I was baffled by their astonishment that he had won. Then it occurred to me that the tone of their posts provided at least a partial answer for why they were caught by surprise. The venom unleashed in their posts seems to be accepted by progressives as appropriate for anyone who dares to express opinions contrary to their own. Consequently, many people just kept silent to avoid the ignominy, and their silence was mistakenly interpreted by the progressives as agreement. Read more