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!
Following the campaign coverage is a zero sum game. Or maybe a once-in- three-weeks sum game. That's about the frequency of actual news amid campaign stops, polls, and tortuous man-on-the-street interviews.
There's still a lot of work to be done in the fight for equality, and the above presidential visions present very different realities about whether that work will lead to progress or a rollback of even more rights.