Couldn’t we – shouldn’t we – all be asking that question?
When we’re living in a world in which a big red bus drove Britain out of Europe.
And a new American President claps his hands – because he believes in fairies.
I made that up. The fairies bit.
Getting back to our brave new world. To Trump’s team in the land through the looking glass. The world of fake media, neologisms and – of course – alternative facts.
I’ve been trying to understand why we, the electorate – so lacking in trust in so many ways – are so foolishly trusting in others.
Consider, for example, the ‘Leave’ campaign here in Britain. Brexiteers charging round the country in a big red bus, emblazoned with the slogan:
“We send the EU £350m a week. Let’s fund the NHS instead.”
Politicians posing beside it as they churn out dubious claims.
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