A Small Rant: Chamomile Hot Toddy

A Small Rant: Chamomile Hot Toddy

These next four years are already proving that they're going to be tough. A man who I find to be utterly reprehensible is in the Oval Office.  A man who likely has no idea what he's doing and is, I assume, running the danger of being impeached so the politicians who do and can run a government can. Frankly, it's those people behind him who scare me most.

Still, I will say this:

Trump, I want you to succeed.

You failing means America will suffer and that would be bad for all of us. I want to see your economic plans create a better economy. If your team can really come up with a reasonable replacement for Obamacare, which has saved me more than once, then by all means let's actually put it into action. Can you actually devise a plan to make American's safer than before, without ostracizing or vilifying an entire group of people? Awesome. Bring it.

However, so far you haven't shown evidence that you can do any of it. What you do accomplish will be divisive if not altogether evil. Attention seems to be your goal, and look at us! We're certainly helping you achieve it!

It's impossible to go onto Facebook anymore and not see this doomed parade shamble across my screen throwing as much constitutionally-cut confetti about the streets.

Fuck the law. Screw public interest. To hell with facts and dialogue. That kind of thought brings down the party, man.

As such, I imagine my alcohol consumption will rise in 2017. And 2018. Probably well into 2020, and even then there's a chance I'll have developed a serious problem by 2024.

So here's a novel way to get started. Hot Toddy made with a bit of chamomile tea. Simple, easy, a great way to put yourself to bed once the world is just too, too much. You'll have to get the recipe over at Simply Recipes as I've been busy posting drinks there as of late and working on a newspaper feature on the glory of aquavit. Stay tuned.

Here's to Lady Liberty. May we raise a toast to and defend her forever, and protect her from getting defrocked.

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