Election Fever?

So, we’re having a general election. Has Theresa May guaranteed her premiership or made a terrible mistake? I can see why she did it: An election will silence those critics who claim she has no mandate, will avoid her having to fight an election midway through the ‘Brexit’ negotiations, preempts any downturn in the economy, … Continue reading

Trumped

The flow of unpleasant revelations and accusations against Donald Trump seem to have scuttled his hopes of gaining the US Presidency, although things remain close enough that he may yet surprise us. But, as grotesque and unsuitable as his attitudes are, something even worse has been revealed, for the making of these claims and the … Continue reading

The Scottish Problem

With the SNP looking set to win most of Scotland’s seats and vowing to ally with the Labour Party whether it wants them to or not, the fundamental flaw in the UK constitution is revealed: that a regionally-restricted minority will be able to dictate to the majority, whilst remaining immune to the legislation it will … Continue reading