America has chosen a path charted by Mississippi in 1991.
When I opened my front door Wednesday morning after little sleep and numb from a bad dream that wasn't a dream, a dreary rainfall glazed the sidewalk as two neighbors gazed blankly in my direction.
Wednesday brought a blue tragic morning, and 59 million people share my sorrow. We the women are shell-shocked and gobsmacked. Hillary Clinton even won the popular vote -- salt in the cut. If a bright shining leader of her generation came so close to being the first female president, only to lose, what woman will win the White House in our lifetime?
"In victory, magnanimity!" said Winston Churchill.
For all the blathering nonsense that cable news networks have dumped on Americans during this brain-atrophying presidential campaign, there are only three words that mattered.
Like the 2001 terrorist attacks, the Donald Trump upset win threatens Americans' sense of safety and continuity.
"If I don't win, this will be the greatest waste of time, money and energy in my lifetime," says Donald Trump.
You'd think there'd have been more laughs.
You can feel the tension.
James B. Comey, the FBI director, is above it all.
One more week, give or take.
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