And while I have this sneaky little feeling that someone should congratulate me because someone I voted for actually won an election ... I'm wondering if it's okay to take the clothes-pin off my nose, yet.
As Rudyard Kipling may have said (but probably didn't): "I seen my duty, and I done it!"
Trump may be many things, but he's not subject to subpoena for past indiscretions which compromised American security. Which his opponent still has to face.
(I'm still loving the "If he gets elected, we're all going to jail!" quote. I don't believe it was a Hillary quote; the sources are dubious. But I like it because this is the candidate I voted AGAINST. Much as everyone else who voted for Trump, I suppose.)
And many readers may share my feelings of wanting to take a lot of showers, because Hillary Clinton was probably the only candidate in America who might make Donald Trump seem to be a
BY THE WAY ... much was made in the last week of the campaign that Trump is/was/has been an odious candidate because of his philandering ways. Considering Ex-president William Jefferson Clinton's history of Roving Eye and Wandering Hands (etc.), it seems that The Other Party tended not to make it as much an issue as it might have been, except for the very latest days in the campaign.
So ... yes, Trump was, and is, an odious candidate.
But we find ourselves in post election bluesville with two final thoughts:
- Yes, he is a jerk but he's OUR jerk
- He's Not Hillary