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Response to Mortos (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 11:40 PM

35. I remember the morning my daughter came into my bedroom

and told me a plane had flown into the World Trade Center. We live on the west coast and the second plane hit before she left for school. She was 15 and I knew I had to say an important thing.

I told her that no matter how much we hated President Bush and thought he was a fool, on that day we were all Americans. Whatever was going on, (because we didn't know) we had to pull together. We, especially, had to put our hatred aside and give the President a clean slate, a chance to be America's leader.

It was hard.

I'm telling you this because I know it is possible to put hatred of the President aside for the good of the country. We have every right to expect that from the other side. They do not have to like him, they do have to accept that he won the election and he is the President. Twice, President Obama won more electoral college votes and a higher percentage of the popular vote than both Bush victories.

And we definitely have the right to expect nonviolence, always!

I think you are on the right track. Good on you!

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