Calm down. We’ll Be Fine No Matter Who Wins

ROSE COVERED GLASSES

winners-and-losersCandidates Photo: Sarah Parnass – The Washington Post

“WASHINGTON POST”

“Thanks to the brilliance of our tripartite government, nobody gets to be dictator.

And despite what nearly everyone seems to believe, our “broken government” works pretty well most of the time.


“You can feel the tension. Strolling down the street, shopping at the corner market, stopping for a bite at the local tavern, friends and neighbors greet each other as usual but avoid the elephant sauntering around like he owns the place.

It’s best not to talk politics this close to the election.

But when an impudent columnist asks the next fellow in the grocery line — “Have you voted yet?” — and his answer hints at a Trump ballot, neighboring eyes cast downward, while sparks sizzle in their human casings.

A brief frisson has transpired. Chuckling nervously, we plunge through the door into a cool, sunny breeze, thinking: Thank…

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