Casting Blame Doesn't Get Votes
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Casting Blame Doesn't Get Votes

We enter the dawn of a new season--Debate Season.

Casting Blame Doesn't Get Votes
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As October rolls around, we enter the dawn of a new season. No, I’m not talking about Autumn. I’m talking about Debate Season.

The election is in a month. One of the most important moments in our nation is quickly approaching. Last Monday, we saw the first of many debates between front-runners Hillary Clinton (D) and Donald Trump (R).

It was, to say the least, interesting.

Here’s the thing. It’s really difficult to write an article without being biased. Especially when it comes to writing about Donald Trump.

He’s pretty rude. He interrupted Clinton at least 70 times over the course of the debate. He was making up “facts” left and right. He has said incredibly racist, bigoted, misogynistic comments.

He is not ready or qualified to be our leader.

This debate only highlighted why it is so very important that people are our age—our generation—go out and vote in November. If we allow a man filled with so much hate, run our country, then what will become of the USA dynamic? What will our new attitude be?

Donald Trump has about as much compassion and love as his tiny, little, hands can hold—which isn’t very much.

The debate demonstrated to the world that all Donald Trump knows what to do is blame other people. When under pressure, he yells. When intimidated by strong women figures, he resorts to commenting on appearance, on their spouses, or on the fact that they have a period. A leader is someone who can see the strengths of his or her colleagues—despite their sex or appearance.

This election is so incredibly important. The eyes of the world are focused on us. So let’s get out and vote. Get a mail-in ballot. Do something. Don’t just tweet and say you’ll move to Canada. At least try to stop hatred from entering the White House.

We are the original melting pot. We deserve a President who can appreciate that.

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