A democratic vote for Mr Donald Trump prompted groups of Clinton supporters to march in protest, burn American flags and abuse anyone in their path who had the temerity to vote differently from them.
It did not escape my attention that these mobs consisted largely of entitled millennials. I can only hope and pray that this deluded mentality does not pervade our shores.
The level of discord created over an election result that went sour for them is no excuse to behave like hoodlums.
It is of the utmost importance to educate our young (and some adults) that in life, you cannot always get what you want, and to impart to them the importance of taking defeat graciously.
Bradley Christopher Boon