Welcome to the scariest year we've encountered since, well, 2016.
So the country is being run by a narcissist dimwit racist. The Nazis are making a giant comeback, but the FBI is more concerned about the people protesting against the Nazis. There's still no crime a police officer can commit without getting a handshake and a promotion. The Russians have hacked our electoral systems and power grid and are looking forward to doing it all over again as soon as possible. There are devastating hurricanes and earthquakes worldwide. And we have to worry about having a nuclear war with North Korea.
So 2017 is certainly shaping up as the worst demonic possession movie you've ever seen, isn't it? Don't expect an exorcism to clear things up -- American churchgoers think Trump was chosen by God.
And it's times like this when you want to remember Halloween's traditional role as a pressure release valve for the year. It's the day when people dress up in costumes -- leaving their…