Earlier this week, feminist and social and political activist Gloria Steinem joined The Takeaway to share her thoughts the election of Donald Trump. In response to a question about whether Trump is her president, she responded, "No. No he's not. You know, I'm not going to disobey the law, but I'm not going to pretend he represents me."
That sentiment is shared by many, and has become a trending hashtag on Twitter, #NotMyPresident. It has been echoed by the voices of thousands across the country who marched through the streets in several cities - New York, LA, Chicago, Seattle, Portland and Atlanta - to protest in the form of demonstrations and vigils.
Protesters blocked intersections, burned effigies of the president-elect, and were arrested for disorderly conduct or resisting arrest. Takeaway listeners call in to comment on whether rejecting the country's president is the right response in a democracy.
Children are our future, right?— Fusion (@Fusion) November 10, 2016
Thousands of high school students across the U.S. are marching and chanting in protest of Donald Trump: pic.twitter.com/veYbqD8glI