Two weeks ago, we kind of went out on a limb (the polling evidence was not all that clear when we wrote it) and subtitled our previous column: "Donald Trump, Frontrunner." Since that time, such a statement has gone from being a wild prediction to becoming an equally-wild reality.
We all know one. Perhaps he's a lawyer -- tall with a grizzly voice and the arrogance of a kid who's never fallen off his bike before. Or a Wall Street personality, less blunt but just as obnoxious in his superficiality.
I am no circus sideshow! I am no Bozo in a red fright wig! I am a serious threat to democracy, and demand to be taken seriously! Kim Kardashian can kiss my hairy butt! Call it a toupée d'état. Resistance is futile! I am the wave of the future!
I've heard that with age comes wisdom; I'm more apt to say awareness. My appreciation for the good things that have come my way has grown. My understanding of the part I've played in some of the bad things has deepened.
It is important to remember that you are whole and complete. Everything you need is infinitely within you and sometimes it takes healthy coping mechanisms to bring this to the surface and light. So here are 20 healthy ways to cope with the more difficult situations and emotions:
Alas! how dreary would be the world if America were not exceptional. It would be as dreary as if there were no Washingtons. There would be no torch of liberty, no shining city on a hill, no Channing Tatum.