It was barely a week ago that this reporter was musing on the possibility (albeit remote) of Sanders and Corbyn one day REVERSING the social and financial misdeeds executed by Reagan and Thatcher in the Eighties. Well, as Wilson said, “A week is a long time in politics” – and now, here we are.
It would currently appear far more likely that TRUMP and BORIS will soon rule the North Atlantic – a prospect which a week or so ago would have seemed risible.
So how the HELL did we arrive here?
This is all about ANGRY OLD MEN – and FEAR. Chiefly, fear of religious extremists and immigrants, which has in turn driven Ordinary People to overcome their former biggest fear – CHANGE.
Meaning there is now a VERY REAL possibility that two media clowns from New York called Bozo and The Donald could actually be running The Pond by CHRISTMAS.
However, if those Ordinary People believe any of these old geezers will make them safer, they are in for as big a disappointment as the British will be, once the fallout from “Brexit” begins to bite…