Worried Man Blues

I contributed to First of the Month’s pre-election issue http://www.firstofthemonth.org/choosy-beggars-election-2016/
My piece begins:

My brain has this toiletbowl-like refill-capability worrywise. So after the second debate had flushed away my Trump-sized turds of anxiety about this election’s outcome, I was not surprised when a replacement flowed back in.
It did not help that I had recently read Dan Ephron’s “Killing a King,” an account of the 1995 murder of Israel’s Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin by the 25-year-old ultranationalist and Orthodox fundamentalist, Yigal Amir.