On Tuesday about a quarter of eligible American voters ushered in four years of leadership by a hateful, uninformed circus peanut recently accused of rape and currently under investigation for fraud who, according to The Atlantic, “appears not to read.”
As a teacher, I am expected to remain publicly neutral about political matters. This isn’t a political matter. It’s a personal one.
Here’s my essay I Have No Grace Today about why this is necessarily a personal and terrifying situation for me as a teacher and for all of our students, regardless political preferences.
And here is my beloved city out in force last night, showing the world that Seattle grabs back.
11/22 Update: Here’s me, continuing to not be neutral. This is my 5 minute talk from Ignite Seattle’s 10th Anniversary event last week at Town Hall: Definitely Not Nordstrom: A Rally Call and Celebration of Awkwardness.
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