Top 5 post-election escape destinations if your candidate loses

Remember the good old days when elections were civilized? Based on the past several months on the campaign trail, those days are long gone.

Comedian John Oliver blames himself for the madness. About three years ago, he goaded Donald Trump into running.

“I will personally write you a campaign check now on behalf of this country that does not want you to be president, but which badly wants you to run.”

You know the saying, “Be careful what you wish for. You may get it.”

No matter who's responsible for either name on the ticket, you've got a 50/50 chance your choice will win the White House. So what happens if the horse you back falls short of the finish line?

At last count, at least 23 celebrities say they'll leave the country. Among them, Amy Schumer opts for Spain. Bryan Cranston is choosing Canada. And Jon Stewart plans on leaving the planet altogether! But, what about the average Joe?

According to International Living, there are plenty of places to escape if the results go south. And going south is high on the list.

Rounding out the top five election escape destinations are:  Mexico for convenience.  Panama for the weather. Costa Rica for the rain forest and beaches. Ecuador for its diversity.  And Columbia, because that seems to be where folks with portable careers can thrive.

We suggest sleeping on it before making any rash decisions. After all, everything looks better in the morning!