I'm trying to move on; trying to accept our reality. Really, I am. But he's making it so difficult.
The day after the election, I re-listened to Trump's victory speech. He sounded Presidential. He struck the correct tone; his message was on point. I was hopeful to make the best of what I considered a bad situation. Maybe his campaign bluster was all an act....
But it's been several weeks, and Trump without a speech writer is still the asshole he was during the campaign. Putting aside potential appointments like Rudy Gulliani and Stephen Bannon, Trump continues to display the temperament and discipline of a high school bully. He's spent the past day-and-a-half Tweeting about election fraud, trying to justify his overwhelming loss of the popular vote.
To what end? Does he not have more important things to focus on? Why would a rational adult question the legitimacy of an election he won? Shouldn't a President have a less fragile ego? Shouldn't the leader of the free world act less petty? And why the hell has no-one taken control of his Twitter account?
While I want to be optimistic, the President-Elect is making it difficult. It's hard to have confidence in the President's decision-making when he continues to act like an antagonistic social media bully. If I were a betting man, I'd wager we, as a country, are pretty fucked . . .