Why Election Day is the best day of the year

Believe it or not, on the last day of the campaign, there are actually plenty of reasons to feel good

The great American tradition of voting.
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If there's one thing all Americans can agree on in this season of division and disunity, it's that 2016 has been just the worst.

As the entire world watched in disbelief, the world's mightiest country went hurtling toward the abyss, dragged down by that most unusual of public figures, a man who becomes more and more repugnant with every new thing we learn about him. As elderly former congressman and Twitter ninja John Dingell tweeted two weeks ago, "You're not supposed to wish your days away when you're 90, but [Election Day] honestly cannot come soon enough."

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