The votes have been cast, most have been counted, and the first of the lawsuits prepared. Nevertheless, it is a wonderful thing that the acerbic television ads have stopped. Likewise, my telephone no longer rings every few minutes and my mailbox 50-60 percent less junk each day.
So, now what?
If we’re smart, and I hope, but am not convinced that we are, we will look at which things benefit the country—not an individual or a political party—and work toward them. It’s a simple concept, really:
- We are stronger than you or I.
- Finding a common goal is not that hard. There are many problems that need to be solved that are not controversial.
- It is more important to fix things that are broken than to assign blame.