America is just as much about what you bring to her as what she brings to you.
To everyone that demands that this nation change to become something it is not, I invite to do the only thing that makes sense: Go away.
If these people cannot be bothered to reclaim something as simple as a word, how do they fool themselves into believing that they can ever hope to reclaim their nation?
Should we stop to think about the underlying assumptions that we've made our entire lives or allow those in media, in movies, in music, in politics, and behind golden microphones to tell us what we should and shouldn't believe and, more importantly, why we believe anything at all?
In a nation founded by daring to question centuries old political and cultural assumptions at the heart of society, how have we become a nation so ready to cry wolf at the barest scent of nonconformity?
Only through clear eyed hindsight, do the one to one connections between who we gave voice to and this election become obvious.
Though relatively small in number, Conservatives have the philosophical high ground but have a very narrow window of opportunity.
When the large majority of Americans once again understand that we are all moral equals, no more or less entitled to the same rights and no more or less encumbered by the same duties, then we will achieve the society that we seek.