Seeds: Needless to say, Donald Trump’s victory was a shock to everyone. The polls didn’t predict his win, the market didn’t predict his win, even Trump’s own advisors didn’t think he would win. But alas, he did and most people are here… dazed and confused. With half the nation in celebration and the other half in uproar, many of us are wondering: where do we go from here?
Core: Recently Trump confirmed that he has chosen Reince Priebus as the White House Chief of Staff and Stephen Bannon as his top advisor, or right hand man. Literally right hand. Bannon has a reputation for leaning far right and has been criticized for his white nationalist tendencies in the past, leaving many concerned about Trump’s choice. Click here to see a list of other possible candidates for positions like the Secretary of State, the Treasury Secretary, the Defense Secretary, the Attorney General, and the Secretary of the Interior.
Skin: Unless you’ve been completely cut off from social media or any news outlet lately (I wouldn’t blame you), you are probably aware of the many anti-Trump protests breaking out throughout the country. The protests have now been going on for five days and are fueled by those who are furious with Trump’s rhetoric and possibly intolerant policies.
Leaves: As of right now, the nation seems to be in turmoil. On top of the protests, there are an increasing amount of reported racist incidents inspired by Trump’s campaign rhetoric. Meanwhile, some are hopeful about Trump’s candidacy, viewing his victory as a victory for the American people and will lead to the eradication of suspected corruption in the American government. Many wonder if Trump’s America is a sustainable America. In fact, one analyst predicts Trump will be impeached by a Republican Congress, as they would much rather have Mike Pence, Trump’s predictable, traditionally conservative Vice President whom they can influence easily, rather than Trump who is infamous for his unpredictability.
Food for Thought: Do you think Trump could be impeached? Who do you think his picks for his cabinet will be? Are you heading a protest or throwing a party?
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