I try to keep this in perspective by remembering that when the founding fathers completed their work on the Constitution, they approved a document that none of them really liked, but all of them could live with.
We will never have a candidate that you or I will agree with on all, or even most, issues. IOW, we'll never have a candidate we like. We have to find one we can live with.
History fails to record a single precedent in which nations subject to moral decay have not passed into political and economic decline. There has been either a spiritual awakening to overcome the moral lapse, or a progressive deterioration leading to ultimate national disaster.
If you think a strong military is expensive, think about what a weak one would cost