Voices

December 24, 2016

Post Election: A Letter to Our Grandchildren

By Susan Rose, SBWPC’s Founding Mother: Dear Ben, Cole, Avi and Levi, It was eight years ago that we first volunteered for Hillary Clinton’s campaign for President.  Like many we longed to see a woman become president, but we supported her for one essential reason- we believed in her ability to govern. On Nov. 8th, our dream collapsed.  Despite the fact that Hillary won the popular national vote, she lost the necessary 270 votes in the electoral college.  Many like ourselves, who had worked so hard on her campaigns, were devastated and wept at the results. Our new national leader is far from what we hoped for or aspired to.  The man elected to be president, Donald Trump, is a […]