I am crying because FINALLY the terrible, racist, sexist, wannabe-fascist is going to lose his job.
I am crying because everyone is so excited to just go back to a normal level of disappointment in political leaders.
I am crying because a woman of colour has been elected Vice President of the country that everyone says is the most powerful country in the world. (Is it really still? I don't know.)
I am crying because a woman DIDN'T get elected President of that same country four years ago basically because she is a woman.
I am crying because I keep seeing tweets about whole neighbourhoods bursting into cheers in the States and that's so beautiful.
I am crying because the bar was so very low and it almost wasn't met.
I am crying because there are so many memes right now about people coming together to fight evil that are kind of silly but also beautiful.
I am crying because I didn't sleep very much last night.
I am crying because I am scared what the armed civilian militia (read: terrorists) might do in reaction to this.
I am crying because Joe Biden, from what I can tell, is pretty much fine but has been cast as saviour.
I am crying because people are saying, "well done, America" when it was fractions of percent of the vote that ultimately decided and is that America doing well?
I am crying because I am not sure if the world will ultimately get better but also because now it might not get worse.
I am crying because I didn't really have hope but the good thing happened anyway.
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