The world witnessed a shock (for most people) when the seismic decision unfolded this week as America voted for an ‘outsider’ Trump as the President to acquire the White House and rule the most consistent super power of the world. (Until now of course; since the rough start has already begun)
The victory of Donald Trump has sparked a protest across America which has led to protest against the democratically elected president of their country, with slogans such as “not my President”, “f*** Trump” and “we reject the President-elect” etc.
On 8th of November after the declaration of results, Americans in thousands protested on the streets of major cities like New York City, Chicago, San Francisco, Oakland, Philadelphia and Seattle. At many blockades, agitated protesters refused to accept a Trump presidency. People are calling Donald Trump ‘Racist, Xenophobic, Islam phobic and Misogynistic’ and are ashamed of him being called as the President.
Nina, an actor living in Manhattan, told The Guardian that the protest felt less like a call-to-arms than a vigil for the promise of America.
“I’m distraught at the decision,” said Nina. “He’s a horrible, horrible man! Not the leader of the America I live in. Or the America I thought I lived in.”
For those In UK, it has turned into a solid feeling of history repeating itself on Tuesday night when Trump pulled off a dramatic win over Hillary. It was a resemblance of 24th June for the UKites even after a popularity based win of the brexit individuals were uncertain about their vote simply like the general population of America.
Of those surveyed by ComRes of Britain 66% agreed with the statement that ‘Donald Trump as president makes the world a more dangerous place,’ while just 10% thought it made the world ‘a safer place’.
Around Eight thousand people are displeased about President-elect Donald Trump’s policies on immigration, the environment, LGBT rights and other issues that were highlights of the march that took place on the streets of downtown Los Angeles on Saturday, the fourth day of anti-Trump protests.
The march was peaceful, unlike the Friday night protest by 1,000 people that resulted in the arrests of 187 adults and eight juveniles as stated by the Los Angeles police.
One can only imagine on how things will unravel on Sunday. Demonstrations are planned in Washington in the morning; in Central Park West in New York during the afternoon; and in Oakland, California, and San Francisco at night.
However, there isn’t much that can be modified because ultimately the truth lies in the fact that Trump is on the throne because the Americans voted him in accordance to their so called ‘democratic political process’.