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REAGAN: Get a grip, losers

People protest against the election of President-elect Donald Trump Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016, in front of City Hall in Kansas City, Mo. Thousands took to the streets Saturday across the United States as demonstrations against Trump continued in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles and beyond. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Why are protesters milling around the streets of our cities holding up misspelled signs and promising revolution? The argument ended early Wednesday morning when the votes were counted. Trump won.


Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump pauses during a meeting with members of the National Border Patrol Council at Trump Tower, Friday, Oct. 7, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

I think a lot of good will come out of this toxic election. I think we’ll appreciate that Americans’ tolerance for political mayhem and gridlock has limits, and the past government tar-pit has gone way over the limit. I think we’ll realize that there’s a large segment of the country that feels everybody’s gotten theirs — except them, the middle class