The weaseling has already begun. If Drumpf didn't want to cause a panic, then how do you explain the fear mongering about the non caravan? (rhetorical question for everyone except napacat)
The problem is that his base isn't going anywhere, and that many of the thoughtful opposition are so weary of the onslaught of bullshit from the WH and enablers that we just don't know what to do any more.
Vote people. Vote. It's all we have left.
I find it interesting that it seems that those countries whose leaders were honest with their people are doing so much better than those who didn't. Because that allowed their people to understand and take steps to protect themselves. And speaking only for my own country, there was no panic at all. Much fear, followed by weary resignation, but no panic.