Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Are Americans Worn Out By The U.S. Election?

Veronique Dupont, AFP: Americans worn out by presidential election

Los Angeles (AFP) - The US presidential election is only a few days away, but for most Americans worn out by the vicious campaign, the vote can't come soon enough.

"People are always somewhat stressed during elections but I've never seen it this extreme," said Judi Bloom, a Los Angeles-area psychologist.

According to a recent Harris Poll on behalf of the American Psychological Association (APA), more than half of Americans are stressed out by one of the most adversarial contests in recent history.

For months, Donald Trump, the Republican candidate vying for the White House, has hammered away at President Barack Obama's policies on health care, Syria or trade, denouncing them as a "disaster" and warning that his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton would lead the country to "catastrophe."

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WNU Editor: I do not see Americans being worn out by the U.S. election. Frustrated with their candidate .... maybe. Unhappy with the choices that they have .... probably. But many are worried on where the direction of the country is going under a Trump or Clinton Presidency .... and that is the reason why they are engaged. But here is an easy prediction .... the news coverage is going to be insane for the next 8 days, and I am going to try my best to cover it.

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