You will have heard and read that it is time to move on.
US president-elect Donald Trump spent months verbally abusing women, immigrants, journalists, “globalists,” and many of his fellow Republicans. He now says that it is time for everyone to come together. Republicans preserved their majorities in the House of Representatives and the Senate, heralding legislative harmony for the first time since President Barack Obama led a Democratic landslide in 2008. Stock markets rose.
Obama, who said repeatedly that Trump was “unfit” for the White House, has promised to graciously hand over the keys. Former secretary of state Hillary Clinton, the failed Democratic nominee, asked her supporters to be open-minded about a man who days earlier was basking in chants of “Lock her up!” Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, a feminist, said he is off to a "strong beginning" with Trump, a misogynist.
So, sunny days ahead for the world’s greatest democracy? I doubt it.
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