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80 Things Besides Donald Trump That Gave Us Panic Attacks in 2016 

The year 2016 has been an ice cream sundae of realized horrors, topped off by a human that actually looks like a cherry if that cherry was radioactive and run over by a convertible. A lot of fears that used to feel outlandish suddenly seem pretty plausible: apocalyptic climate change, nuclear war, fascism, close-up pictures of Eric Trump’s weird mouth in the news every day. But somehow, in the face of it all, Joanna, Bobby, and Ellie still managed to be scared of normal stuff, too. A positive of 2016: Our anxiety threshold has increased when we once thought it could not.