Happy Election Day!
This election cycle has been especially
repugnant, and I'm delighted to see it finally come to a conclusion. A
few weeks ago I reached my negativity saturation point, prompting me to
become proactive. I started unfollowing everybody who posted vitriol
memes, distasteful or nasty posts/ comments and blatant political lies.
Regardless of party affiliation, if a post violated one of my
parameters, the offender has been unfollowed. Since that time I have
been forced to unfollow so many "friends" on Facebook that my wall is
sparse with new updates.
After today, I'm looking forward to
returning to a civil social discourse. Of course whoever wins today, 50%
of the population will consider themselves the vindicated victors while
the other 50% will begin expounding rhetoric blasting the
President-elect. I just want to return to the world of simple status
updates, sharing funny cat cartoons and swapping recipes. Much to my
chagrin, I'm fairly certain that the social experience has been forever