I’m a young American expat afraid to go home


A 22-year-old American expatriate beginning my fifth year in Canada, I’ve been sitting up north biting my fingernails as I half-resent, half-relish my front-row seat to the chaotic U.S. election. And as I sit and watch I am bewildered that in 2016, in the “land of opportunity,” one misguided man’s rhetoric — composed entirely of spite and colonialist propaganda — could still be enjoying so much traction.

Get a paper bag she’s hyperventilating.