We are rooting for Trump’s success

Published 9:18 pm Saturday, January 21, 2017

It’s official. Donald J. Trump is now our president.

We hope and pray he’s successful, because his success will be our country’s success.

We hope the divisions that grew wide during this campaign cycle can be mended.

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We hope Americans of every color and stripe accept Trump as president, not because they like the man but because they respect the office.

We hope that those who protest Trump’s presidency do so peacefully.

We hope that those criticizing peaceful protesters realize that protests are protected by the First Amendment and are just as patriotic as American flags flown in support of Trump.

We hope this nation is prosperous over the next four years.

We hope this nation is safe from terrorist attacks over the next four years.

We hope and pray that America will continue to be a force of good in the world.

We hope that Trump can follow through on his promise to make America great.