Chicago protesters demonstrate the wrong way to respond to the election! Photo by Whitney Dawn Carlson, from Twitter.

“In the end it is how you fight, as much as why you fight, that makes your cause good or bad.” — Freeman Dyson

Why Hillary Lost

Long ago, when I was having a public argument with an internet troll, a wise friend offered this bit of folk wisdom: “Never wrestle with a pig. You both get dirty, but the pig likes it.” I thought of this advice often during this Presidential campaign.

The original source of a graph that has gone viral on the internet, generally without attribution.
The Public Arena’s longer view of voter turnout.

How We Fight

That is a long preamble to the point of this piece. There are protests in the streets. I’ve gotten emails and calls from friends asking how we can throw sand into the gears of a Trump government. This is wrestling with the pig.

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.”

— Martin Luther King

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