Now that the world is slowly coming to grips with the fact that Donald J. Trump will be our next Commander N. Chief, I have a message for our nation's television salespeople:
"Be afraid. Be very afraid."
If you work on commission, netting a tidy profit for every Samsung, Sharp and LG flat-panel that you ring up at Best Buy or another fine electronics establishment, consider the story of my good friend, Tom Ryan. A Queens, N.Y.-based stand-up comedian, with two David Letterman appearances on his resume, Ryan did with his TV what 40 percent of married couples eventually do with each other.
He got a divorce. And a quickie at that.
"I unhooked it, took...