Originally shared by Eli Fennell
I’ve hesitated to post anything along the lines of why Hillary Clinton is the candidate I support and have generally kept clear of posting anything about supporting or opposing any candidate because I have quickly wearied of partisan politics on both sides of the aisle.
This, however, is exactly the kind of thing I’ve wanted to explain but haven’t come up with the right words. Look, I respect Bernie Sanders in a lot of ways, and even on the Republican side the only guy I truly despise is Trump, and only because he clearly despises most people who aren’t named Trump and isn’t hiding it. I feel America as I know it could likely survive any non Trump Presidency, albeit perhaps with some difficulty in some cases.
But I’m ready for Hillary. I’m not rah rah angry at this-or-that ready. I’m not ‘We are the ones we’ve been waiting for!’ ready. I’m not ‘Revolution!’ ready. I’m ready the way a patient is ready for the diagnosis from a respected physician who won’t mince words or give you false hope ready, who will tell you exactly the problem and exactly what she can and probably can’t do ready. I’m not angry, I’m hopeful, and my hope doesn’t demand heads roll or that reality as-is yield to my hopefulness.
Fair warning: I am not using this Post to attack any other candidate or their supporters, therefore I will carefully moderate comments and zealously delete those that do. Feel the Bern if you must, don’t try to burn me with it. We are already divided enough as a nation without the endless enemy-making.