It has been a rough year. From the fashion community, we lost Kate Spade; from television and culinary, we lost Anthony Bourdain. And now recently with the loss of the superstar Aretha Franklin, some people were shocked to learn that just a few days later John McCain had passed away. Before I go any further, let me say that this is completely an opinion piece so you do not have to agree with me, all I ask is that you read and try to understand my perspective as a young person and maybe try to think about him from another perspective. Now as a Millenial, many of the older generations are confused as to why this affected me the way it did. Though I never met him, didn’t always agree with his policies, and at times thought he wasn’t being as pragmatic as necessary, there was one thing that kept him at the top of my list of politicians I would like to sit down and have a conversation with. Because that is what it would be: a conversation. A civil discussion with a back and forth that even…
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