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Posted by Mic on Wednesday, December 14, 2016
I think it might be time to start the debate of what we do next. Ferret-Head-Elect and his cabinet are a disaster. It’s a given.
What I’m interested in – what do we do next? I have no faith in the media or anyone currently in office. Chaos, confusion and sycophancy have displaced courage and integrity.
So my question is…what is next? Do we take the fight to them, using their own playbook? I’m not of the mind to reach across any divide. I think the results speak for themselves, there are more of us and we are on the side of knowledge, decency, and inclusiveness, so it’s time we acted like it.
I think it’s time to get up off the ground, put on our big-people panties and start to look for solutions.
I’m not sure what to do next, but we are a community of smart, thoughtful people and I think we should begin to take advantage of that and begin brainstorming. Where do we start? DNC? Local politics? Organizing community groups? I think we need to find a strong voice to galvanize our movement.
On the local politics note: I have a friend who made noises about running for the school board, which is one of those that was overtaken by out of state republicans and then two years later was taken back, by force (good for them) by the locals. I discouraged her, saying she didn’t need the hassle. I have since told her I was wrong, she is definitely a voice we need in local politics and I will support her in any way possible.
What are your thoughts on where we go next?