By Rick Kahler via

The recent presidential election was the most contentious and polarizing in modern history.

In the past it hasn’t been unusual to hear people say, “If _________ is elected I am leaving the country,” but I’ve rarely seen anyone actually act on that threat. I have a hunch that since this election more people than ever will seriously consider the option of leaving the US.

In fact, according to, there was a 160% surge in searches for terms like “move overseas” and “expats overseas” the day after the election

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