I happened to pick up the above titled volume of the unpublished letters to The Daily Telegraph, the first in fact that came out in 2009. Among all the usual nonsense it covered the US election of 2008 and there were several missives that give a clue as to what happened last week.
What happened, of course, was a spike in ‘Make America Great Again’, or ‘Make America White Again’ according to some reports. Read more ›››
Seeing the light: Another great idea from China – motorists caught dazzling other drivers by using full beam are made to stare into the lights of a police car for a minute as a punishment, although some think that isn’t long enough.
It pays to advertise: The Australian state of Northern Territory has been accused of coming up with the most offensive advertising campaign slogan. Read more ›››
A few days have passed and I’m beginning to come to terms with the prospect of living in a world which has Donald Trump as president. You have to look on the bright side.
For example, it will be a spectacularly bad hair day when the new president meets our foreign secretary Boris Johnson. It will be like something from The Muppets. Read more ›››
How is it that a nation should lose its collective sanity and elect a lying braggart like Trump as its president? I could go on, but Yorkie, Roger and Steve put it much better than I can.
I say unbelievable but it really isn’t. What with the Brexit vote, 2016 will go down as the year of the reactionary and I can’t see things improving much in 2017. Read more ›››