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How Donald Trump took residence in our anxious brains

08 Nov

After the incredulity, the despair, and then the cautious return to optimism, the presidential campaign has entered a phase of almost intolerable anxiety. National polls that don’t signify much are instantly interpreted as omens of the apocalypse; tiny anecdotes about early voting figures induce heart-stopping panic, or get clung to like life-rafts, depending on the direction in which they point. Until Tuesday, no new information is likely to bring any sense of closure, only more stress, but that doesn’t stop us from seeking it compulsively.

Source: How Donald Trump took residence in our anxious brains | US news | The Guardian

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Posted by on November 8, 2016 in North America

 

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