The long and frequently divisive Presidential campaign is over. We have a President-elect and we must look to the future with optimism. For too long our nation has been mired in legislative gridlock with only nominal growth.
The healing process must begin based on the realization that pre-electoral rhetoric is not necessarily what a President and his Administration may implement. Peter Thiel, the lone Silicon Valley supporter noted that the Media took Candidate Trump too literally while voters heard a more moderate message.
Incoming Presidents realize very quickly both the restraints and power of the office and recognize the obligation to lead the entire nation. President-elect Trump is in a powerful position. With a Republican Senate and House his party, especially if it can be made whole, will have more power than any Republican administration since the late 1920’s.
The following considerations emerged from a review of the platform at the Republican National Convention and prepared statements by the candidate and his supporters as they relate to future policy:
In considering our future one is reminded of the Tennyson quotation “The old order changeth yielding place to new and God fulfills himself in many ways.”