I see people around me every four years thinking that their lives will finally change once their favorite superhero gets elected. And then two years later they admit how disappointed they are.
“So there aren’t actually kangaroos hopping around everywhere?”
“Do I hug, kiss, shake hands, or wave when I say hello? This is awkward.”
Northeast: You’ll reluctantly wear white on your wedding day, but you really wish it were socially acceptable to be in a slimming, black dress instead.
Hawaii: You can swim, surf, and do the hula—that’s enough said. But what makes you islanders attractive is your constant, happy-go-lucky attitude. No matter what time of day or night, you’ve got a big ole smile on your face.
I, like many others, am fed up: with this joke of a democracy, with the disenfranchisement of 12 million voters whose voices apparently don’t matter and whose concerns haven’t been taken seriously.
We are 164 days into 2016. The United States has had 133 mass shootings during this time.