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Is the Election Apocalypse Nigh? Probably Not

‘Every year they say the end is near. But we’re still here. Yeah, we’re still here.’

We’ve all heard the rumors about what could happen if the election goes awry or is contested. The pessimists (realists?) amongst us suggest we stock up on food, get cash, stack up on gold chains in case the cash means nothing, retain ammunition, set aside plywood for boarding up windows, and prepare for the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse — or for civil war — to come marching down the street when the polls close…

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