Even now, days after the election, I’m struggling with what to tell you about Donald Trump.
We’ve talked about him before. We laughed at him at first; you thought his hair was funny. You thought the way he spoke was annoying and I agreed.
Then he became the Republican nominee and we started to talk about what he was saying. We talked about how he wants to build a wall to separate people. About how he thinks that only people who look and think exactly like him deserve to be treated with respect and equality.
We talked (without going into much detail, because you’re only six) about the things he said about women and the things he had done to them. Even then, I didn’t take him seriously.
I thought I was setting the groundwork for a lesson about how the bad guys, the ones who think and say these kinds of things, …