Wednesday, November 9, 2016
"The people have spoken -- the bastards!"
~~ Dick Tuck, 1966
headlines and thoughts
Headline in today's New York Times: "Donald Trump is elected president in stunning repudiation of the establishment"
(I'd been thinking the voters were giving a solid middle-finger to Washington D.C. and the status quo..."stunning repudiation" is a more polite description...)
A Reuters headline: "This is rage against the machine": voters reject a "rigged" system
"We are all rooting for Donald Trump's success now."
~~ Barack Obama
Headline in The Guardian, UK edition:
"Trump's victory. How he swept to an unreal, surreal presidential election win"
New York Times quotation of the day:
"I think the future of our country is about each one of us, not one person in charge." Jose Umana, a 49-year-old airline pilot in Coral Gables, Florida