On October 14, 2016, I posted a series of stream-of-consciousness tweets about how the presidential campaign season was making me feel. The words just fell out of my fingers and onto my keyboard.
To put things in context, this series of tweets was written about a week after the Trump Tape had been released. There was a little over three weeks left until Election Day arrived, and I’d been weighed down by the multitude of insults and threats that Donald Trump had been spewing.
Later, I discovered that I wasn’t the only one who felt emotionally drained by what the Republican nominee for president had been saying. I came across tweets, blog posts, articles, and a speech by First Lady Michelle Obama, that expressed what I had been feeling.
One of the ...Read More