The news headline took my breath away. “Trump has forty percent chance of becoming President.” Yikes! Clinton is plummeting in the polls while Trump is gaining momentum. “How is this possible?” I wondered. “How could I have been so wrong?” When I saw thousands, perhaps millions of fervent “Trumpeters” on TV, seemingly united, applauding him, extolling his virtues, whatever they may be, covering up for him and continually giving him the benefit of the doubt, I started singing.
Something happened on a mass scale that had a cataclysmic impact – the election campaign and the outcome of the election that Trump is President of the United States, sending ripples through time like a never-ending tsunami. Trump is President. There can be no denying it anymore. There are those, more than half this country, so impacted – traumatized – they now having to adjust to a new reality thrust upon them. All of a sudden, everything is different and nothing can be tak