On November 8, the American voters will have the opportunity to raise their voices and say "Mr. Trump. Tear down that wall." They can also say, "You do not speak for me. We are stronger and better together than we are divided."
Partisanship and rancor are not new. We have not fallen from some republican ideal into a new style of debauchery. Our political battles have been hard-fought and hard-won right from the very beginning.
In the smorgasbord-like taste test that is your daily social existence, remember to consume each proverbial chocolate as if it's the last one you'll ever experience. Doing so just makes life all that much sweeter.