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Thanks for the response. And yes, of course. But for the marginalized populations out there — who are suddenly much more marginalized than they were a month ago — I think it’s helpful to reinforce that we’re in this together and no one’s alone, quirks of our Constitution be damned.

History is going to be confused by this election. And I think we’re just scratching the surface on how the result came to be. But in the here and now, the simple truth is that we didn’t instantly because a nation of numbskulls and racists; they just have more electoral power at the moment. The majority of us still believe in basic decency. And it’s important to say that out loud.