While I joined half the country last Wednesday morning in wishing it was all just a bad dream, I believe the zombie-apocalypse-like Trump presidency that Democrats viscerally fear may never materialize.
Ayotzinapa is still being treated as an isolated incident. It is not regarded critically, and the conversation is therefore often heated and shortsighted. The debate does not tackle the event's legacy, but rather its immediate consequences.
Donald Trump made a move that will either go down as sheer genius or utter idiocy. Trump's problem is that he is continually behind Hillary Clinton in the polls by about five points. He is also substantially behind her in the electoral college.
I hate that Trump is in Mexico. As a Mexican who LEGALLY lived in the US for almost six years and as the mother of two American citizens, I hate the fact that Peña and Trump's meeting feels like two evils joining against the interest of the people.
Mexican President Pena Nieto unleashed a real surprise this week when he offered to meet with Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. It was a potentially wise change-of-heart for the Mexican leader.
That professional right to defend student needs doubles as a moral obligation to stand for those chained by the blight of poverty and silenced by the might of corporate greed, public indifference and government corruption.