Where to go if you really want to flee the U.S. after the election

DENVER BUSINESS JOURNAL - Admit it: You're thinking of leaving the country if your candidate doesn't win the presidency in November. And this time, you're telling anyone who'll listen, you're serious. You're outta here if your choice doesn't romp to victory.

I normally don't pay attention to my-way-or-the-highway political petulance even though is harkens all the way back to the Founding Fathers. As you will recall — from history class if not Broadway's "Hamilton" — Aaron Burr hit the bricks for the Louisiana Territory after Thomas Jefferson dumped him as vice president.

But I've suspended my normal skepticism because this year feels different somehow. Lots of folks seem unalterably opposed to living under a President Clinton or a President Trump. And if anyone is capable of pulling up stakes and moving on, it is business travelers. We know the system and we probably have enough miles and points in our frequency programs to sulk somewhere for free during the next four years.

The question, of course, is where to go? Unless you harbor fantasies of being the 21st century's Paul Gauguin, you'll need a more practical escape than French Polynesia. So here are some thoughts. And if you do leave the country after November 8, send me a postcard. Let me know how you're doing.

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