The real embarrassment is that Trump perfectly represents America's political and business elites. It was their arrogance and bluster in the first place that led them to believe they could for decades get away with beating down workers to the bare bones without ever producing a scary countervailing backlash.
The TPP negotiations took place in a secret process dominated by the giant multinational corporations, and the final agreement is waiting to be approved or rejected by Congress - probably during the "lame duck" session, because that is when members are least likely to be held accountable for their votes.
In today's modern world, the art of home-cooked meals is losing ground to quick, convenient, often processed store and restaurant bought solutions. Whether we care to admit it or not, nutrition is rapidly becoming commoditized, and diligently making home-cooked meals to share at the dinner table the exception, not the norm.