Rosie O’Donnell wrote a powerful poem about sadness and despair in the current state of America on her website.
i won’t perform now
i hate what has become of US
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A few paragraphs later, she wrote:
i watched the new brilliant movie CHRISTINE
a news anchor killed herself live in 74
very well done
i considered that b 4
She went on to implore the electors ― the 538 of whom will gather on Dec. 19 for the Electoral College vote to choose the next president ― not to vote for Trump. (Electors are chosen by party leaders, and in many states are bound by law to vote the way of the popular vote for their respective states, the New York Times noted. However, there’s still a “moon shot” chance.)
we have 7 days left
to pull off the impossible
stand up and say no
no to the darkness
come on electors
if ever there was a time for a musical ending
DO YOU HEAR THE PEOPLE SING
THE SONG OF ANGRY MEN
We feel you, Rosie, and we're hoping against hope that the future isn't as bleak as it currently portends to be.
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