Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls, puh-leeeze welcome the 45th President of the United States -- you know him as a middling brand name product made from toxic materials, the Kmart of Billionaires, the golden-toned skeezy Gordon Gecko leftover, the C-list TV actor popular in Soviet bloc countries - one Donald Trump - and here we go on a slippery and rapid descent into political madness.
There has been no mass repudiation of politics-as-usual despite claims to the contrary, since the vast majority of folks already in office were re-elected yesterday.
Anger, seething for 8 years, directed at all those who dared support a non-white male president, has flowered with poison.
Yes, only the man who was born with solid-gold privileges can save Americans from solid-gold privileged men.
As the British have just done, Americans now seek to withdraw from the world with a snarl for everyone else.
On a personal note, there is not one person in office in the state or nation that I voted for. Whatever is about to happen, it will not be my fault. I'll just be over here complaining and saying I told you so.