They could be seen on television and social media feeds, dancing in the Castro District. They danced on the asphalt outside of the Berkeley home where Vice President-elect Kamala Harris lived 50 years ago. They danced on rooftops and on lawns and at bus stops that hadn’t seen this kind of partying since 1999, or the end of World War II, or maybe ever.
From afar, the visual of the Trump-averse Bay Area celebrating a Joe Biden/Kamala Harris win on Saturday was truly cinematic; an echo of the “Footloose” credits sequence where everyone is bathed in smiles and glitter. But peer considerably closer at America, and the celebration may look more like a failed exorcism than reconciliation.
“Now is the time for every Biden supporter to reach out to one person who voted for Trump….
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