I stayed away from Facebook, Twitter and real news that was called "fake news" and the "fake news" that was called real news for the last forty-eight hours. I did so because I was sick of the garbage and hype about the crisis in the electoral college and the delusional claims of some that there would be a big surprise in many of the fifty state capitols today as electors cast their ballots. But now, with the results in, I have decided it's time to come out and say my little piece and then get on with what is really important this week and that's getting excited about the event that we are preparing to honor.
With the voting completed by electors, Donald Trump received three hundred and four electoral votes, two rogue electors not voting. Texas, an appropriate state, put him over the top and all of the threats, the warnings and the waste of time created by "sore losers" has been put to rest. Hillary lost the election, she lost the legal challenges and, as I knew it would be, she lost the electoral college vote and in so doing she also garnered four less electoral votes than the election day results awarded, doubling the number of electoral voters declining to vote for Trump, two in Texas.
So now it's time for America to move forward. To the victors on whose side I find myself, I say don't get cocky, just get to work to make sure the things that are done are what we voted for. And to the losers I say get over it. Your candidate was in the White House for eight years and although many of us didn't like him, we didn't try to shut the electoral process down and we didn't try to block access to state capitols of designated electors, which is something that your party did with the support of the Clinton campaign. So get with the program and act like loyal Americans, fighting for what you believe in the right way, not with derision and violence.
I for one am tired of Election 2016 and am glad it is over, but I am also very thankful that Donald Trump has been elected, for the course we've been on was leading to disaster and it truly is time to make America great again, a land of opportunity for all of her citizens who are willing to work for a living. And I will celebrate this election as a wonderful Christmas present for me and for those I love as well as all Americans who want to remain free.
I wish Barack Obama no ill will, but I pray that he will have the common sense to go graciously into retirement out of the political limelight and let the incoming leader of the free world lead without interference from those who don't want to accept reality. That would be best for him and his place in history and it will be best for the land we hold dear.
And, finally, I am glad that it will now be fashionable and not something to be scorned by an out-of-control political correctness crowd when all can say MERRY CHRISTMAS openly again. God bless America and may she ever be free.