Insults, obscenities, vitriol and sleaze: Americans have just about had it with this year’s White House race.
As the clock ticks down to Election Day, many are counting the minutes until the end of what often seemed like a bad political reality show, headlined by two deeply unpopular stars, Mr Donald Trump and Mrs Hillary Clinton.
“It’s torture, we’re traumatised,” said Ms Moira Hahn. “I’ll be glad when it’s over. Every day, it’s worse, more vulgar, more violent, more divisive.”
The 64-year-old lawyer from Pennsylvania travelled to Virginia days before the Nov 8 election for a dose of American history at Mount Vernon, home of the country’s first president George Washington, an hour south of the nation’s capital.