Here is part III of the series of posts by USA bloggers seeking a way to ensure Donald Trump does not secure a second term in the Whitehouse. This one is mostly relevant only to USA readers. However, the theme – how to bridge the divide between the two ‘camps’ of US politics applies equally to other places. In the UK There are 4 1/2 years until the next election, long enough, surely, for those who disagree with Brexit and everything else that the Tories stand for to reach out, listen and explain.
In Ireland we are in the middle of a short election campaign and already I hear candidates speaking in divisive language seeking to pit rural Ireland against the urban centres, farmers against those who consume their produce and public sector workers against those who work in private enterpirises. As Jill says here, we need to recognise that we are all in this together and we need to pull together, not against each other.