I’ve been disappointed with how badly I documented events after Obama’s election, so I’m going to fill this page with links to interesting things in the wake of the election of Donald Trump. I will periodically update this page but I probably won’t tell you when I do.
Tuesday, November 8, 2016 (Election Day)
Nothing special, just elected Donald Trump to be president.
Wednesday, November 9, 2016
If Donald Trump takes people's anger and turns it against Muslims, Hispanics, African Americans and women, we will be his worst nightmare.
— Bernie Sanders (@SenSanders) November 10, 2016
Washington, DC: Sanders Statement on Trump
Richmond.com: Trump’s surprise win shakes up Virginia governor’s race
Thursday, November 10, 2016
BuzzFeed: A Running List Of Reported Racist Incidents After Donald Trump’s Victory. BuzzFeed wouldn’t be my first choice to quote as a source but they saved me a lot of heavy-lifting here.
Just had a very open and successful presidential election. Now professional protesters, incited by the media, are protesting. Very unfair!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 11, 2016
Friday, November 11, 2016 (Veteran’s Day)
Greatagain.gov: Trump names VP Mike Pence to lead transition team.
Saturday, November 12, 2016
WXYZ, Michigan: Police: Man threatens to set University of Michigan student on fire unless she took off her hijab. Michigan CARE reports 200 incidents since the election.
Richmond.com: Anti-Trump protesters march through Richmond. Organized by Active-RVA, “Richmond Grabs Back.” [Last protests in Richmond?]
Sunday, November 13, 2016
Greatagain.gov: Trump Announces Senior White House Leadership Team. RNC Chairman Reince Priebus for Chief of Staff, Stephen Bannon for Chief Strategist.
Washington Post, Portland, Oregon: Demonstrators square off against opponents and police as Anti-Trump protests spread.
FOX59, Indianapolis, Indiana: Vandals spray paint ‘Heil Trump,’ swastika, gay slur on Brown County church.
Richmond.com: Schapiro: Virginia votes to secede – from the South
Monday, November 14, 2016
WRIC 8, Florida: Anti-Trump message painted on Florida home as house next-door burns
Washington: FBI report: Hate crimes increase against Muslims
Brooklyn Paper, Brooklyn, NY: Man punches woman in the face after argument about Trump at Boerum Hill bistro
WRIC (Media General), Washington: FBI report: Hate crimes increase against Muslims
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
The failing @nytimes story is so totally wrong on transition. It is going so smoothly. Also, I have spoken to many foreign leaders.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 16, 2016
— jorge dc (@jorge_b_dc) November 16, 2016
Scott Alexander, Slate Star Codex: You Are Still Crying Wolf
The Guardian, Washington: Trump transition team in disarray after top adviser ‘purged’
Thursday, November 17, 2016
Did I miss anything?
Friday, November 18, 2016
Greatagain.gov: Trump Announces First Wave of Agency Landing Teams
Greatagain.gov: Trump selects Jeff Sessions, Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, Mike Pompeo. Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions (R) as Attorney General, Florida Congressman Mike Pompeo (R) as Director of the CIA, Retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn as National Security Advisor.
New York Times Opinion: The End of Identity Liberalism
KOIN, Portland, Oregon: Anti-Trump vandal lights Mustang on fire
Saturday, November 19, 2016
Our wonderful future V.P. Mike Pence was harassed last night at the theater by the cast of Hamilton, cameras blazing.This should not happen!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 19, 2016
CNN, Washington: White nationalist bloodied during DC protest
Sunday, November 20, 2016
More to come I’m sure.
Actually not because I’ve lost interest.