Tag Archives: Brexit

Looking for the silver lining

There is the universe we used to live in. Then there is the one that Donald Trump is fast creating. The one where anything goes.

Where the president of the United States can set himself above the law and the basic principles of good governance and common decency with frightening ease.

There is often a silver lining to be found even in the darkest cloud; there is one here too. Continue reading

Now trending: hate and self-interest

Hate and self-interest are trending. Internet and the social media have provided the nasties with the means to find each other and create outlets for their bigotry.

Since they are truly nasty, in a way that this old lady doesn’t care to be, they do not hesitate to use these tools aggressively and successfully. Continue reading