Fintan O’Toole: Britain: The End of a Fantasy – The New York Review of Books

To take power, May had to pretend that she, too, dreams these impossible dreams. And that led her to embrace a phony populism in which the narrow and ambiguous majority who voted for Brexit under false pretences are be reimagined

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Peter Sloterdijk: On Democracy’s Discontent- Die Zeit

The “People,” as constituted by 59 million Trump-voters (a bit more than 20 percent of the population of 320 Million), have decided to follow the message disseminated by the Republican publicity machine: The solution can be found only in incompetence. 

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Shorter Everyone

Giving the condensed version of yet another “I know you are, but what am I” column, this one from Dennis Prager, the foul (really) enemies-within (your head) at Sadly, No! summed up the conservative unity position on everything these days

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