Joe Biden had a historic win on Nov. 7. He defeated incumbent President Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the United States. After a hard-fought campaign by both parties and about a week of initial vote counting, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris were elected to office in an election held in a trying time in American history.
For a moment, on his flight aboard Air Force One from Puerto Rico to Washington D.C., President Trump’s focus wasn’t on rebuilding after Hurricane Maria — it was on blocking a student from The College of New Jersey on Twitter.
The finale of what has been described by many as the most consequential presidential election in modern history is quickly approaching, and with it, a clear-cut political divide pitting friend against friend, student against student and American against American.
The influence of “celebrities,” whether they are musicians or actors, has been compounded by the constantly growing prevalence of social media. And that influence has become as contentious as the environment in America at this moment — an environment where many people seem to be split along political lines.