It's been a story of reconciliation for those at the top of government, with Hillary Clinton saying Americans owed Donald Trump a "chance to lead" and President Barack Obama calling the bruising race-baiting election an "intramural" battle while insisting that Americans are all on the "same team." But beneath those grace notes by the political elite, a large segment of the population isn't willing to forget the rhetoric Trump used during his campaign. From pro sports to big business, the fact that Trump's rhetoric wasn't disqualifying isn't sitting well despite a respect for the voting process. San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, for example, said he was "heartbroken" that Trump could be rewarded with the job after the "racist" and "misogynist" tactics that he used.
And the high-end business publication Quartz wrote this weekend that Donald Trump is a "bigoted, lying, self-contradicting, autocratic, anti-science, tantrum-throwing man-child" while wondering if his becoming the "world’s most powerful leader surely shows the very system for choosing leaders is fatally flawed."
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