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What Comes to Mind When Picking a President Hurts THIS Much

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Updated: October 17, 2016

"My fellow Americans, our long national nightmare is over."

Well, almost over. That comment is from Gerald Ford on August 9, 1974, after he was sworn in as President upon the resignation of Richard Nixon.

At the risk of melodrama, I invoke that famous quote because Ford meant to capture the emotional toll on America that attended the ouster of a sitting president.

In 2016, we've suffered through a trauma simply to get a president elected.

In other news, please listen on to hear mood at work in Zika guidelines, the Battle for Mosul, and, of course, in various other themes from the 2016 election cycle.

Let's get started.

Show Notes:

3rd Parties Make a Splash in 2016 Election| The Battle for Mosul | New Zika guidelines – have you seen them?

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