Hey, it has been a while since I made an article here. I am making this because I feel there are people who unfollowed me who deserve a better explanation. I do not want lose so many friendships I have formed with YO-KAI WATCH fans, Nintendo fans, and many others.
The way I casually shared my vote on Twitter after Donald Trump was elected felt VERY mean-spirited for those against him. I feel the need to better explain my position so that you at the very least understand why I voted for him. There is much more to my vote to Trump than just my poorly explained reasons on Twitter, I hope you will read my story all the way through.
When I first heard of Trump and Hilary, I honestly could not care less about what was going 0n in terms of politics. All I knew was that Trump was hugely made fun of for his very controversial comments, but honestly, despite that, I refused to share my opinion on who I agree more with because, quite simply, I did not care about politics.
For Hilary, I have known and heard about her for quite a long time. At my young age, I would often hear about her through Obama and many news websites in the internet. She was one of the first candidates I thought was very trustworthy to run for president if that ever came to pass.
Times were closer to the election now, and my parents pre-signed me up for voting. I told my parents I did not want to vote because politics were of no concern to me, but I did not want to upset my parents and I felt a scar could be burned for my relationship if I did not vote. So now, I am watching my parents watch the last and second-to-last debates and I seriously examined the debates closely, seeing Hilary and Trump argue and state their plans for many areas of issues.
The thing I noticed the most, based on observation, was how aggressive Donald Trump was in arguing compared to Hilary Clinton. There was something about his messaging that made me like him more than Hilary. I still remained unaffected by the bullying comments Trump makes because I thought there was something about him that made him seem like the right candidate.
When I looked at social media, I noticed how much negativity was for Hilary Clinton. I was shocked to see this negativity against her, I thought she was a good person based on her love for children and her relationship with Obama. I was more shocked to hear Hilary Clinton being accused of deleting emails, rigging polls with DNC, and generally saying good promises to appeal to democrats, but not actually fulfilling promises.
And the smirk she made every time Donald argued against her in debates made me feel uneasy in general. To me, Hilary seemed like she was taking this election campaign less seriously than Donald Trump, and I honestly felt concerned and I had this villainous mood towards her. She seemed more deceiving than Donald Trump the more I heard about her major flaws. There was this distinction in my mind I thought of, Donald = not lazy and Hilary = lazy. The choice felt clear to me.
Then I kind of had a realization in mind. Donald Trump to me reminds me of my dad. He might be a very scolding man, but deep down, he just wants to get the job done and work seriously to benefit us. For personal comparisons, he reminds of Hideki Kamiya (Platinum Games). He may say lots of mean comments and consistently block people on Twitter, but deep down, he is working hard to create games like Bayonetta 2 and Wonderful 101 and make them the best experiences as possible.
And yeah, he may have said things that are certainly controversial and those may be things Donald wants to enforce, but there is PLENTY of controversial stuff he has said that is definitely unconstitutional and Congress will NOT allow. Do not assume that everything he says will happen to America.
I expect people and the government to take duty and fight against whatever controversial goals Donald has planned, while letting the things America needs or needs to fix that Trump supports come to fruition. I am not worried about what bad will come from Donald because I am sure people will likely speak.
If bad decisions go with Trump, people will protest, lobby, and fight to make sure he does not get the upper hand. He doesn’t have control of the entirety of the U.S.A. He may not be the ideal candidate to entirely fix America, but I think he will at least take his role seriously as the president of the United States to make me feel safe as a human being living in the United States.
I have nothing against LGBT, Latinos, Africans, and whatever race Donald has mentioned to be horrible, I support ANY race and race is NOT something I would be against banning. Both candidates have their major faults and trying to pick anyone besides them would’ve likely ended up as a waste vote.
After a process of elimination and thinking, it led to my vote going to Donald Trump. I thought in the end, he is more trustworthy to get the presidential job done, despite controversy, for the better of America. But that is just my detailed stance on the matter as to why I voted for Trump.
I hope my explanation suffices, I hope you understand, and I hope we can still be friends. I am not a very political guy as I said before, I voted with gut feeling, trust, and moral in mind. I will not likely argue further with potential comments as this explanation shows my entire stance on the election.
If you still feel the need to unfollow me after all this, I will respect your decision. I had little to no care for politics. The fact that I voted even though I refused to vote before to casually vote later and had little disregard everything else like consequences and life threats deserves something in return, this explanation.
To those who read and unfollowed me, I thank you for reading this, and I am sorry for being so ignorant, I hope things will go better for you as we part ways, I very much valued the friendship I formed with you. And I love you. ❤