Who would have thought that an issue too hard to explain in a sound bite would become the main axis along which the American presidential election is fought? Donald Trump's railings against China or Mexico shrewdly put a political face on that issue: globalization.
If our contribution to the good of this world is raising decent, compassionate, wise, strong-willed children, then things are looking pretty good. Moving to Mexico has played a huge part in our parenting success.
In the hours after one presidential debate recently, Google searches for 'how can I move to Canada' reportedly spiked 1,150 percent. We have nothing against Canada. But it should be said: There are warmer, better-value options to consider ... all over the world.
An all-inclusive vacation? It wasn't a consideration for me... ever! A vacation, in my mind, is a chunk of time, where I desire to be whisked away from reality. When planning a trip, I always seek out luxe or unique accommodations, in sunshine-drenched locations with divine culinary experiences.
A man who, with the nomination in his grasp, showed that his idea of a credible source is the National Enquirer, and that his idea of ethical boundaries is to smear his opponent's father -- that guy could have his finger on the button of our nuclear arsenal.
Things must be pretty bad if a man who endorses and participates in vigilante-style justice and summary executions led by death squads is overwhelmingly elected by the people to do so on a national level.