We woke up the morning of Nov. 9, 2016 having elected Donald Trump as our nation's 45th President. There was deep shock then, and there is deep shock now. At that pivotal moment, our country changed in ways that we still struggle to understand.
Trump won because only 58 percent of eligible voters participated in the election; and he won because people thought he wouldn't win. Complacency and apathy were the big enemy. According to the Pew Research group, the U.S. trails most developed countries in voter turnout.