45 long, dark nights for America: On populism

by awindram

​Forty-five long, dark nights to go. Forty-five sleeps until we know POTUS 45. Forty-five iterations of what might happen for my subconscious to ruminate on. 

Trump’s Daily Twitter Highlight: “If dopey Mark Cuban of failed Benefactor fame wants to sit in the front row, perhaps I will put Gennifer Flowers right alongside of him!.”

Clinton’s Daily Twitter Highlight: “The new @NMAAHC is an overdue tribute to African American history. Let’s build a more open, inclusive future by reflecting on our past.”

Daily election of interest: Inside the Trump campaign’s giant debate-prep head fake

In asking people whether they regret drinking that Kool Aid, timing is everything. You can’t do it after their first few sips when they think paradise is imminent, they’ll probably just take another big swig to spite you; you’ve really got to, at least, wait until they start vomiting their death convulsions before you ask … and even then, they’d probably still shake their head at you.