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The end is near. In about a week, this election season will finally be over. And when Nov. 9 comes, we should all breathe a sigh of relief, because unless you’ve been living in a cave on some remote planet, you’re well-aware of how exhausting it’s been. The personal attacks. The racism and sexism. The vulgar language. After the second disaster of a presidential debate, journalist Bob Schieffer summed it up best: “How have we come to this? This is supposed to be a campaign for the most powerful office in the land. Here we’re marching in women into the hall who supposedly had some relationship with one of the candidate’s spouses, and what is that supposed to prove? I mean over and over, ‘If I’m elected, I’m going to put you in jail’ – this is what they do in Banana Republics. People keep asking me, have I ever seen anything like this, and I keep saying no. And I hope to God I don’t see another campaign like this one. America can do better than what we have seen here tonight. This was just disgraceful.”

Natasha Chilingerian

Natasha has served as managing editor for CU Times since March 2015. She also served as a communications specialist for Xceed Financial Credit Union in Los Angeles from 2013-2015, and as a CU Times freelancer from 2011-2013. She has been a professional writer for more than 13 years, specializing in news and lifestyle journalism as well as marketing copywriting for companies in the finance and technology space.

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