When Trump ran for office, I remember laughing. I said “He’s a joke” and “He’ll never win.” I think a lot of people thought the same as me and didn’t take his campaign seriously until it was too late. I felt disheartened and depressed. I shut off the news and all social media.
During impeachment, I decided sticking my head in the sand wasn’t an option either, and I tried to really learn what was going on around me. I started to learn all of the actors in our Congress and the influential people around each as the hearings ramped up. I was appalled at what I was seeing and I could no longer ignore it.
I made a vow to get involved in December. My first task was to create a Twitter account because that is where information seems to come out right away. I wanted to be an informed citizen and facts were my only goal.
Getting involved in Twitter drew me into seeing what was coming for the primaries. Living in Nevada, we had our primary super early so I made a point to volunteer during caucusing and early voting. I also attended my first protest!
Now, I’m planning to be a poll worker in November, a member of DemCast for Iowa, and the DemCast state captain for Nevada and Iowa. I’m also doing swing state postcards, have phone banked, have text banked, and have tried everything I can to spread the message that this is a corrupt administration.
Biden isn’t my first or second choice. But I will campaign and do everything I can to get him and Kamala elected and get the scourge out of the People’s house.
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