THE VILLAGES DEMOCRATIC CLUB WELCOMES YOU! Here’s Why We Grieve Today
John Pavlovitz wrote an article that also appeared in the Huffington Post. It describes perfectly how so many of us feel in light of the election results. The text below is only the first few lines of the article. It is definitely worth the effort to read to the end by following the ‘more’ link. It may help us deal with those friends, neighbors, and family who don’t share our values.
“I don’t think you understand us right now.
I think you think this is about politics.
I think you believe this is all sour grapes: the crocodile tears of the losing locker room with the scoreboard going against us at the buzzer.
I can only tell you that you’re wrong. This is not about losing an election. This isn’t about not winning a contest. This is about two very different ways of seeing the world.”
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DID YOU KNOW?
- The Villages is promoted as a Republican stronghold. Yet 30% of the registered voters in The Villages are Democrats. Put a different way, there are upwards of 18,000!!! registered Democrats residing in the Villages. With another 16% registered Independents that means there are almost 50% potential Democratic voters in 2016.
- Our Democratic Club has well over 1,500 members and is the largest in the state of Florida. Let’s continue growing our membership. Try to bring a neighbor or resident friend to the meeting and help them see that they are NOT ALONE.
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