President-elect of the United States Joseph Biden called for national unity in his victory speech on November 7.
He said, “It’s time to put away the harsh rhetoric. To lower the temperature. To see each other again. To listen to each other again. To make progress, we must stop treating our opponents as our enemy. We are not enemies. We are Americans.”
While this election was seemingly lost and won on the coronavirus and the economy, deep-seated cultural divides remain. Those divides were evident in how certain groups voted up and down ballot—and in the rhetorical battles that have persisted in the lead up to the election.
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