We must not let our political differences tear America apart

Remember: There's more to life than politics

A united nation makes life better for all.
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We've just come out of one of the most dispiriting political campaigns in recent memory. Whether or not your candidate of choice won, aren't you at least a little bit glad it's over?

In case you hadn't noticed, hyper-polarization is growing in the United States. It's become all about Team Red versus Team Blue. We now abhor the idea that our children could marry someone from across the aisle. And over the next four years, we will be at each other's throats even more. This is what threatens to destroy us. Not a nuclear holocaust provoked by Donald Trump's impulsiveness or Hillary Clinton's hawkishness, but our own tendency to tear one another apart over our political views.

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