Hills MacMillan is a writer. The views and opinions expressed in this article are hers and do not necessarily reflect the official position of Matador Network.
When the red bar on the front page of The New York Times breached the 270 mark, I cried. I woke up the next morning crying still. At my office in San Francisco, many of my colleagues had matching puffy eyelids. We hugged. We talked about how scared we are for the most vulnerable in our country. Throughout the day I repeated the same conversation with many likeminded friends. We agreed on almost everything. Almost.