The bar was LOW but we made it over. Yes, we still have so much work to do, but the relief is…really astonishing. And having the world share in that relief kind of reinforces just how bad the last four years have been. Here are a couple moments that got me all teary over the weekend.
Van Jones’ reaction on CNN:
“…this is vindication for a lot of people who have really suffered […] It’s easy to do it the cheap way, and get away with stuff, but it comes back around. It comes back around.”
The bells of Paris ringing for us Saturday night, with the mayor saying “Welcome Back, America”:
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And this random post, from a Brit in France. The fact that so many people STILL VOTED FOR A RACIST–especially white women–shows us just how much work there is to be done, but getting rid of a would-be despot is hard. And we did it.
“Character matters. The truth matters. Being a good person matters.” It comes back around.