Facebook users sound off on Donald Trump

President-elect Donald Trump and his wife Melania arrive for church service at St. John’s Episcopal Church across from the White House in Washington.

We asked our readers Thursday for their feelings on Donald Trump’s incoming presidency. We received dozens of comments on Facebook. Read some below (comments have been edited for space and clarity).

Nancy Gilberg, Salem: “Horrified, disgusted, and very fearful for the safety of our planet.”

Susan Inserra, Saugus: “Instead of picking him apart for every blasted thing, would you please give the guy a chance?”

Ron Bogan, Danvers: “Very optimistic.”

Karen Conduragis, Norton: “I made a voting mistake, but honestly, could not vote for Clinton either. Just disgusted all around.”

Chris Baione, Beaumont, TX: “Definitely willing to give him a chance. Just think of the alternative. Never in a million years, Hi-lie-ary.”

Jennifer Pires, Lynn: “So disappointed that this great country would elect such a horrible person.”

Linda Burns, Reading: “Nothing we can do about it. We just have to hope it’ll be better than expected. I’m not going to add more stress to an already stress-filled life.”

Ann Desrosiers O’Brien, Lynn: “Excited to see some change. Welfare reform and better veterans affairs.”

Kirt Bonnevie, Lynn: “Well I was willing to give him a chance until I saw his picks for his incoming Cabinet. He has lied to and is still lying to the ignorant working class that voted him in.”

Mark Ierardi, Lynn: “Hopeful.”

Carol Alfonso MacDonald, Raymond, NH: “Wonder how he fooled so many people…”

Bukia Chalvire, Peabody: “I feel great.”

Sue Lane, Lynn: He deserves a chance just like ignorant Obama got.”

James Nalesnik, Lynn: Well he was voted in, so honestly I haven’t thought much about it. It’s not like the world is going to end.”

Susan Marrin, Lynn: “Love it.”

Donelda Millar, Saugus: “It’s a joke.”

Jay Curry, Newburyport: “Giving him a chance.”

DeLeon Mariugenia, Lynn: “I don’t feel thrilled or excited. I hope for him to be a good president. And you never know, sometimes people can look mean and it’s the other way around. He could be a good person after all.”

Kurt Anderson, Peabody: “Ask me in a couple of years. He isn’t even in office yet.”


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