Red, White and Blue
Politics still on minds of many following Tuesday's elections
Steve Chamraz reports Video by wtmj.comvideo
WAUWATOSA- From Capitol Chaos to the bitter Tommy versus Tammy battle -- we've seen our share of political showdowns. And that doesn't appear to be changing just because this election is over.
If you've spent any time on social media over the past 24 hours -- you've probably noticed the nastiness.
On the day after her guy lost, Georgia Bell is in a bit of a funk.
"It's like the day after Christmas. But not as bad as your dog dying," says Bell.
But a lingering Romney/Ryan sign in her Wauwatosa yard is as harsh as she's willing to get. Compare that with a couple posts on the TODAY'S TMJ4 Facebook page: Judy Hirtte Pittenger wrote: "God help us all! If you voted for this, God rest your soul..."; Bob Dodge chimed in "watch the Republicans cry like a 2 year old :'("
Gary Johnson gets the frustration.
"I think there's a natural reflexive action. I mean, I just got beat, I lost. Not many people come out of that corner gracefully," said Johnson.
"I think we're still very divided, but as a young person, the rhetoric among my peers has been a lot more positive," says Hannah Johnson.
For as down as Georgia Bell remains -- she is also ready to compromise.
"You can increase my taxes a little bit, but I want to see the other side on entitlements give up something, too," says Bell.
Remarkable attitudes that could be a sign of some hope. Since their neighborhood has been at the heart of political turmoil for the last two years. They both live a couple houses away -- from Governor Walker.