Editorial: Anti-Trump Protests

Editorial: Anti-Trump Protests

Nathan W., Staff Writer

The only thing I hate more than Hillary Clinton are hypocrites. A hypocrite is someone who says one thing, but then does the complete opposite. This perfectly describes most of Hillary Clinton’s supporters. Back in mid-October, during the third presidential debate, Trump was asked if he would accept the outcome of the election, and he responded by saying “I will look at it at the time. I’m not looking at anything now. I’ll look at it at the time,” Trump never said that he would accept the outcome of the election, but he also didn’t say that he wouldn’t. He just said that we’ll see when the time comes (which is well within his rights). At this, Clinton and her supporters went into an uproar; Hillary even said that Trump was “threatening our democracy” by not accepting the results of the election. After all that, you’d think they would accept the results and go on with their lives, right? Well, you would be wrong. For days after Donald Trump won, Clinton supporters protested, yelling “we reject the president-elect!” and holding signs that read “Not My President!” By the way, the entire “Not My President” thing is completely ridiculous. If you are a US citizen then yes, Trump will be your president; if you don’t like that, then leave, nothing’s stopping you. By protesting, Hillary Clinton supporters are showing how hypocritical they are. They are outraged by someone not saying that they’ll accept the results of the election, and then almost immediately protest and riot over Donald Trump winning.