It’s been two weeks since the election, and all is right in the world.
Okay, so that isn’t remotely true with Israel once again bombing Gaza in a stunning display of the imbalance of their military might. Even in the midst of all the injustice, death, and destruction that continues, we can nurture the tiniest seeds of change planted for a better world.
For the duration of this election season, I worked on MindfulVotes, a campaign in which the values made holding a nonpartisan stance essential. As a result, I’ve been much less vocal about the presidential candidates than I generally would have been. Now liberated from those constraints, I want to share the desperate concerns I held personally, as what was at stake this election season unfolded.
Given the platform presented, (though open to a vexing re-visioning that made clarity a negotiable concept,) a Romney-Ryan White House could have been devastating for me at three of the most profound levels of humanity: safety, wellness, and love.
Read the full essay here: http://transform.transformativechange.org/2012/11/if-willard-had-won/