I've been disconnected from ... American politics for quite a while.
Do yourself a favor and re-disconnect, thinking too much about it will just drive you nuts.
South America is being preyed by the 21st socialism again and we have a big communist/progresive movement where I live so this election concerns me a lot.
This is, indeed, concerning, and something you have a bit more power to fight. Having undisputedly conquered the US, EU, etc., globohomo is is going hard on the rest of the world, looking to solidify its roots everywhere.