A man dressed in red-white-and-blue sits on the curb during a protest against President-elect Donald Trump, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Despite Climate Of Fear, America Is Not Beset By Grave Threats

In spite of the little there truly is to fear, politicians love to exaggerate threats because it makes them look tough and strong and the media love to emphasize looming dangers because it boosts viewership.