Probably just sit back for now and let the news sink in. And perhaps simply refuse to engage in hyper partisan argument. Some will continue to try to bait each other on micro issues. Of course. But we don't have to fall into that trap.*
*I'm not signing any pledge here. Just suggesting it's a good practice.
A church sign in my town says, " Losing Doesn't Mean You Have to Follow" My husband says I was reading too much in this, saying I thought it related to not having to support the President. I think it did though.
Democrats can be good winners, and remember, they only won this election - the problems are still there needing solutions. And it's going to take both sides, all sides, to solve them. Republicans can remember that also.
Find out who your leaders are your mayor, governor, senator, etc. If there's a problem, can you send in a idea to resolve it? change perspective? that could be a start. Pay attention to what they do and how they vote, etc. US has websites to their leaders. I know since I listed their links on some Hubs of mine please don't ask which ones I can only say, ones that refer to politics, governance, leadership. Anyways, as I said, find out who your leaders from local, regional to state
So many people are ignorant of socialism or misunderstand it that much of my "political" time on Hubpages is spent working on misconceptions. I have been doing some preparatory work for a nest of hubs about...