America is once again going crazy, and the gurgling insanity is being amplified by the news media. Again. 

In case you hadn't noticed, Hillary Clinton's lead in the national polls has almost entirely vanished, while the latest statewide polls on the electoral map show Donald Trump winning not just way too many red states given how horrendously dangerous he is, but now he appears to have a narrow lead in battleground states like Iowa, Ohio and North Carolina, prompting Nate Silver to tweet: "Trump has a 1 in 3 chance of winning the election. It's highly competitive, folks."

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