Unlike many of my Democrat friends, I did not celebrate the announcement that the Biden-Harris ticket had secured enough electoral votes to win the battle for the White House. Don’t get me wrong, I’m thrilled that they won. I really am. However, my enthusiasm was quickly tempered by the stark realization that many of my Republican friends will continue to embrace Trump’s habit of vilifying and de-humanizing anyone who dares oppose his divisive and hateful ways.

Travis Naughton

After Fox News and almost every major media outlet declared Biden the winner of the presidential election, my Facebook newsfeed became peppered with conspiracy theories and hate speech directed at the winning candidates. One local friend shared a post calling Joe Biden a pedophile. Another friend in mid-Missouri referred to Kamala Harris as an Uncle Tom. Several others repeated Trump’s baseless claim that election fraud is the reason Biden won. 

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