Last updateFri, 07 Dec 2018 11am

In the north things tumbled toward chaos so regularly that here people took ease ignoring northern craziness  

Just before the crowded, over-loaded days of Pascua, both local Mexicans and northern residents here reluctantly noted the United States’ political embrollo tumble toward numerical chaos.  The cluster of U.S. candidates for president shrunk.  Now chiefly centering on two/three candidates for each party, instead of vast stages crowded with accusatory dreamers.  While that was welcome to many rational minds, this change seemed to bring no profound intellectual clarity or emotional charity with it.