Flashpoint: Election Eve, 2020

A few random thoughts moving forward as we veer towards a seismic cultural shift

Joel Eisenberg
8 min readNov 2, 2020


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Tomorrow is Election Day, 2020.

Today, I’m going to ramble. There will be no formal order to the words that follow, which will be just one long emotional riff ...

It was announced earlier this morning England is joining Germany and France in a new lockdown. I look upon this action as countries that do what they must to save lives, “civil liberties” aside.

This past weekend, a friend in Melbourne informed me they have been at zero Covid-19 cases in the prior four days. Among the reasons was a $5000 fine if one was caught breaking curfew.

We will soon learn, realistically, 40,000,000 to 60,000,000 Americans will vote for the incumbent President of the United States to re-up another four years. Give or take a few mil.

And that’s if he loses but think about it a minute.

That’s a whole hell of a lot of people.

Last Thoughts on Donald Trump, Pre-Election

I am constantly requested of my social media followers to block any and all Donald Trump supporters who read my page, especially when I receive a comment from them.

Though I am politically outspoken, what an utter waste of time that would be. We’re all in this together, and I will not play the game of division to the point this president has so relentlessly pursued. I am vociferously anti-Trump, and I make no secrets about it. But am I going to fret about getting rid of every last one on my social media pages because it’s the “right thing” to do for us Biden supporters?

No. Because doing so is bullshit that does little more than create an echo chamber for the rest of us.

The world is not an echo chamber, and we need to learn how to survive within it.

Those Trump supporters I have disallowed on my pages were blocked on an individual basis, which is how it will continue to be.

Reason for my madness: It’s high time to face harsh reality. And that is, Donald Trump has indeed created an untenable…



Joel Eisenberg

Joel Eisenberg is an award-winning author, screenwriter, and producer. The Oscar in the profile pic isn’t his but he’s scheming. WGA and Pen America member.