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Cher Took To Twitter And Perfectly Expressed Our Deepest Fears About President Trump

First of all, let me begin with a moment of total honesty and disclosure. I have felt literally sick at my stomach since I woke up this morning and began trying to come to grips with the fact that Donald Trump is the 45th President of the United States. All of the progress we’ve made over the past eight years under President Obama–on healthcare, on rebuilding a sense of community in the country, on LGBT rights, on becoming a more just and equal nation–could be quickly swept aside under Trump. And on a totally personal and even selfish note, it could also mean that I will no longer have health insurance.

How to express the fear, the uncertainty, and also the anger I feel? Turns out someone did it for me: Cher. Take a look at what she tweeted out last night as we all nervously watched election returns:

Now before you say that’s too extreme and Cher is making a mountain out of a molehill, consider this:

Where does that leave us? Well, we can’t lose hope, and Cher has some good suggestions for the entire country:

As a Christian, I have to admit I’ve already done a lot of praying, and I’ll be doing a great deal more in the days, weeks, months, and years ahead. It can’t hurt.

This article was originally published by the same author at

By Andrew Bradford

Proud progressive journalist and political adviser living behind enemy lines in Red America.

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