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'Tis The Night Before Election & My Kid Has Some Questions | MAMANUSHKA
On Feeling All Those Election ‘Feels’ There is a saying ‘Every nation gets the leader they deserve’. I don’t know who said this first but right now it’s the mantra my husband keeps employing as an answer to everything election related. Surely Donald Trump won’t win I will say, turning to him in disbelief, after watching said candidate bluff his way through a debate and actually make no sense what so ever. ‘Every nation gets the leader they deserve’ hubby will cryptically reply and nothing more. We don’t have voting rights here, but one day on reaching a certain age my children certainly will and this is something my American son is proud of already. The school had a ‘mock election’ in which students were shown how the voting process works and with the help of more senior students actually went through a process of ‘voting online’. I did not want to have to explain a certain candidate (and in turn what he stands for) to my 6 year old. We never watch TV in front of our kids, never mind watching the news. Never talk politics in front of them either, so I definitely wasn’t ready at all when he …