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Bernie in Bangor: Talking to kids about politics, fairness, and American democracy

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The last time we had a local visit from a major politician, I wrote about how I planned to avoid talking to my kids about Donald Trump’s visit because, well, I just don’t feel he sets a good example for our children. But, today, Bernie Sanders is visiting Bangor, and I feel like he’s a […]

Trump’s offensive rhetoric not appropriate for general audience

Trump’s Offensive Rhetoric Not Appropriate for General Audience

In light of Donald Trump’s visit to Bangor today, there has been a lot of attention on Trump, with much talk about the presidential hopeful on the news. Even though I am only a somewhat political person, I would normally be excited about a local visit from a presidential candidate. I would talk to my children about it and use such a visit as an opportunity to teach my children about the presidential campaign, important elections, and the democratic process. But I find myself “laying low” about this visit.