These are written as imperatives, but they are my admonitions to myself. Write me if you disagree, but understand that I am not telling you how to think.
Do not waste time trying to understand why it happened. You didn’t understand American politics and, worse, you didn’t understand that you didn’t understand. At least you know that much now.
Clarify your values. Here is the best tweet, so far, of the new era.
This morning, adjust your assessments of what’s popular, not what’s right.
— Dan McLaughlin (@baseballcrank) November 9, 2016
Go back to your foundations. Get clear on what you value most and figure out what it requires. Do it now. There will be a test.
It’s not about you. You don’t get to give up hope.