We cut the crust off the Internet sandwich so you don't have to.
LIBERAL SCRIBBLER GOES TO TRUMP COUNTRY
George Saunders, of "The Braindead Megaphone" fame, drove coast to coast, soaking in the experience of Donald Trump's rallies and interviewing Trumpkin and protester alike.
He chronicled confusion and despair, witnessing Americans' propensity to get swept up in crowds of mutual hatred (though one-on-one, many people were decent and thoughtful).
He found American society has split completely asunder:
The New Yorker: Who Are All These Trump Supporters?
YOU NEED MORE THAN A JOB
Rachel Lu took jobs talkers to task, noting that dignity, not just busywork, is key to occupations that give people purpose:
The Federalist: Minimum Wages And Trade Barriers Can’t Manufacture Dignity
TRUMP BLINDS CHRISTIANS
Faith leaders across the country have endorsed Donald Trump, a lying narcissist who knows little of the Bible, says he never asks God for forgiveness and who values power above all else.
How does Trump's braggadocio square with God's calling for Christians to be humble, welcoming and merciful?
Conservative Peter Wehner writes:
The New York Times: The Theology of Donald Trump
A few more bites:
"[T]here is evidence that they were extremely careless in their handling of very sensitive, highly classified information." - FBI Director James Comey on Hillary Clinton's use of personal email for government work, via CNN
“Between the top 25 percent of income earners and the bottom 25 percent of income earners, there’s a 31-point gap in trust in institutions in the United States. Donald Trump comes right out of that statistic.” - Richard Edelman comments on the erosion of public trust in American life, via The Atlantic
"Writing for a small dying website may seem strange, but that’s the brilliance of the niche campaign play in the 2016 election: You trade little effort for slightly more reward." - Adrienne LaFrance notes the savvy of Hillary Clinton's post on The Toast