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The problem I have with Trump and brexit can be expressed most simply like this: the cheerleaders celebrate both events as destruction. Destruction of “the establishment”, or “the liberal elite” or other such phrases that supposedly condemn the people they

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There’s been lots of cognitive dissonance among British internetters today as they look on with incredulity at the American election, while quickly rushing to deny any parallels between Trump and Brexit. In the former they are impartial observers and in

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Just like with Brexit, a small but significant part of me wants to see Trump elected just to see what happens. If I wake up tomorrow to pictures of Hillary’s face on BBC News it’ll feel very anticlimactic.

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