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Election 2016

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An election 'like none other'

protracted and bitter

shines light onto the

dissension within our nation

 

Republicans withdraw support from

their presidential nominee

Democrats express concern

knowing theirs must win

 

Defamation of women

mockery of those with disabilities

racial and cultural slurs

spew daily from one candidate

 

The other prepares each day

for another onslaught of

bullying and allegations

Some true, some not

 

Discussions of issues lost

amidst rabid fear-mongering,

lies and accusations

Stress and disgust abound

 

With gross misrepresentations

given by candidates and media pundits

suspicion thrives where

trust once stood ...

—Gail Bornfield

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