Why I Cant Wait For This Election To Be Over
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Why I Cant Wait For This Election To Be Over

November 8th can't come soon enough

Why I Cant Wait For This Election To Be Over

I'm 22 and I've never voted. Not because I didn't want to vote, but because I just didn't get the chance to register. When I registered to vote this year, I was pretty excited. I get a say in who my president is going to be for the next 4 years of my life. When I registered, I dreamed of a world where Bernie Saunders would be my president. Where my student debt will get easier, and I could go to the doctors without looking at a 500 dollar bill that I can't afford when I get out. Unfortunately, that dream was crushed and I had to move on.

"Anyone but trump" became my motto. For months I considered just not voting for anyone, or writing in Bernie; after watching the debates I realized that I had to vote for Hillary, because if Donald Trump became president, not only would none of my problems be fixed, but the hate in the world fueled by this man would haunt me for four years, and would only get worse. As I started reluctantly supporting Hillary, I started looking at all of the hate going on on facebook. One person would post something about one of the presidential candidates, and ten other people would jump down their throats arguing against them, thinking somehow that they could sway their vote.

It became us vs. them. Anytime I saw a Trump rally I would be nervous, and anytime my friends who support Trump saw Hillary supporters in groups they would feel nervous. Can two people really divide our country like this? Two strangers have somehow managed to break up friendships, end relationships, and get people hurt.

the previous elections before this seemed like it was the way things should go. President Obama won fair and square, with no scandals, and republicans and democrats put aside their differences and remained friends. This entire election is starting to feel like a political reality show, and I can't wait for it to be over.

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