I guess my sarcasm was too subtle.

The questions I asked you were rhetorical. The first paragraph should have told you that, but obviously it didn’t.

I find your assertion that we protest laughable and inappropriate. You imply that there’s something wrong with us that we haven’t done so already.

You do fine until you tell us we need to do something, like protest under what are next to impossible conditions against someone who simply ignores protests [except when planned & generated by his propaganda team]. I made that situation very clear. You skipped right over it.

You don’t know this country, you are correct. So what made you think you had the right to criticize us for not acting? Or that you can be confident you know we are doing nothing, cuz none of it has been been posted on social media you attend to or is covered by big media?

1] Someone else said: we are trying to survive. That is EXHAUSTING. You wanna come down and bring fresh eyes and energy?

2] We can protest all we want through any means we imagine, but it’s not going to do a damn thing to stop trump BEFORE the election. He was given the go-ahead to do whatever he damn pleased when the Senate said ok to every nasty thing he’d already done. So what makes you think protesting HIM will accomplish anything at all? Other than waste our precious energy.

3] The best we can do is conserve our energies & imaginations and apply them to making sure we don’t get trump2.0 — which will kill the country one way or another.

That’s already a massive job. You think we should take on more?



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Georgia NeSmith

Retired professor, feminist, writer, photographer, activist, grandmother of 5, overall Wise Woman. Phd UIA School of Journalism & Mass Communication, 1994.