It’s not going to be easy, jot for the president-elect, nor for the citizens of the United States of America. It is going to be a trial and error time, a time when everyone must learn, must adapt, compromise. Simply saying that something is going to happen, without knowing the background, without having a concrete plan, is not going to work.
And it appears, now that Donald Trump has been given back his access to Twitter – presumably – that this learning process has already begun. It is a Right for the people to be able to voice their opinion, whether it be through demonstrations, which will hopefully return to a peaceful nature, or by other non-violent means. One of the great Freedoms of the American people is this ability to express their opinion, to make known where things are going wrong and what is wanted or needed. It is something which should neither be underestimated, nor blocked.
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Prior to his election, Donald Trump was vocal about demonstrating of opinions: he called upon his followers to demonstrate their beliefs; he called upon them to protect their Rights. He also said, and did, many other things which we must all hope will never rear their ugly heads again, but this is a matter for the future. Here, for once, he appears to be learning, and that is a good start, a good sign.
Now it remains for him to project the character of a man worthy of the office of President of the United States of America, for the People, no matter who they may be. It is time for him and his entourage to take note of what the People desire, what they are concerned about and how he and his future government can help them. He should now turn his attention to the real problems in America, such as Flint, such as poverty, such as inequality, and leave the good things from his predecessors intact. It is a time for reform and improvement, not a time for destruction. Only through close attention to needs and reality does he stand any chance of making America great again.
- Viktoria Michaelis.