It’s so sad, but so real, but we’ve reached a point in our nation where supporting the elected president means supporting racism and white supremacy.

But it absolutely does mean that. Starkly.

And now, like you, many people are faced with how to compromise their humanity and decency with their need to survive.

Not that our nation has not always been racist. Not that white supremacy has not always been the systemic foundation of our society.

But at least those of us on the left could work against it or pretend to work against it while we just went about our daily lives.

Now? With Trump in office, it’s right out in the open, right in our faces.

I hope fervently that the election can save us from the reality of this.

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Writer. Runner. Marine. Airman. Former LGBTQ and HIV activist. Former ActUpNY and Queer Nation. Polyglot. Middle-aged, uppity faggot. jamesfinnwrites@gmail.com

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