Despite all the calls (and emails and faxes), Betsy DeVos was just confirmed as Education Secretary — though the Republicans had to bring in VP Mike Pence to break the tie.
I think the Republicans who voted for her think #TheResistance will peter out sometime soon and that politics will return to normal for them. So let’s use this as a spur to make even more calls and organize even more protests.
If you’re up for calling, check out the suggestions and scripts on 5Calls. See my posts here and here for information and advice on how to make your calls and emails effective. If making these sorts of calls is tough for you, here’s some advice on calling politicians if you have social anxiety. But emails are also fine.
If you want to try something different today, Wall-of-Us, a handy website and newsletter that provides anti-Trumpers with four weekly suggestions for anti-Trump resistance, has an idea: Contact the CEOs on Trump’s Business Advisory Council to speak out against the Muslim ban.
Go to Wall-of-Us for more information and an easy way to bring your concerns to the CEOs’ attention.