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A Moderate Millennial’s Take On Modern Day Politics

Two friends fight over politics

As a child, I had the great freedom of only having to argue my beliefs that the Backstreet Boys were better than my sister’s favorite: N*SYNC. Pokemon being more popular than Digimon was the only injustice I was aware of, and recycling or saving the rainforests were learned as life lessons to become good stewards, rather than political positions.

When Politics Make You Feel Too Much

people with signs rally against Trump

I feel overwhelmed with all these feelings. I thank God that my daughter isn’t old enough to comprehend what is currently going on in this country. Hopefully, by the time she is, things have changed.