I think it is important to remember that we live in a country where we can not only express our feelings of discontent with the governmental administration, but that we can do so openly, without fear of lawful persecution.
1) I've seen a lot of people worried that Trump will overturn the SCOTUS ruling on gay marriage (among others). Trump doesn't actually have the power to do that alone; in order to overturn a SCOTUS ruling, there has to either be another SCOTUS ruling or a constitutional amendment.
While I would not like to speak for everyone, I think it is safe to generally say that it can be hard to love yourself in America if you identify as any sort of minority or marginalized person. While it’s always going to be hard to identify as an “other” there are some things that can make it better.
America, you and I have had a rocky relationship.
I have idealized you for my entire life. I was always told, ever since I was little, that you were the land of hope, the land of freedom and justice and endless possibility.