The Forgotten Votes


My son woke up this morning and sat at the kitchen table, yawning, with sleepy eyes. Then, while my husband made him breakfast, he told him that Donald Trump had won the election. His eyes opened wide and smiling he asked, “He really won?

For several months after school, during our car ride home, he talked about what he and his friends said about Donald Trump becoming president of the United States. He is only five and a half years old, and clearly he doesn’t understand the meaning and ramifications of yesterday’s results. In spite of that, what he and his 15 kindergartner school mates got right, every pundit and pollster got wrong. Continue reading “The Forgotten Votes”

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