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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump pauses during a meeting with members of the National Border Patrol Council at Trump Tower, Friday, Oct. 7, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

I think a lot of good will come out of this toxic election. I think we’ll appreciate that Americans’ tolerance for political mayhem and gridlock has limits, and the past government tar-pit has gone way over the limit. I think we’ll realize that there’s a large segment of the country that feels everybody’s gotten theirs — except them, the middle class


Quidnunc, who gets his name from the Latin “what now,” brings you news overheard in elevators, restrooms and spied  in various e-mail boxes.

Unable to go there was the Colorado Springs Gazette ed board. Their advice for POTUS told readers, “If all goes as planned Nov. 8, Americans will elect the 45th president.” Crickets, all nervously singing the same sad tune as Arizona Sen. John McCain and Aurora Congressman Mike Coffman. Oh, the ignominy!


September 2016 Aurora Magazine Cover

For those of you who haven’t been glued to one of the oldest fish-wrappers in the state, The Aurora Sentinel, allow me to introduce myself. I am Quidnunc, chief canard for that wanton rag. I am veritable veracity frosted in wit. I am your humble servant and seek only to tell what I know so you can draw your own conclusions.