"I understand that people like him on a personal level, but can we all please deal in facts and realise that all the hype is in fact just that: hype." Dominic Dixey states.
Guardian writer David Cox aptly commented that in their eyes, ‘onscreen whiteness is an economic necessity’: white sells, non-white is a gamble of sorts. Why is this still the case in 2017?
Iran and Saudi Arabia both support and commit similar atrocities – not only civilian deaths in proxy wars but human rights abuses in their own countries. There is no moral reason to strongly prefer one over the other.
For my British and otherwise non-American friends, Trump’s victory was largely a spectacle. For me, it is a lived reality that is threatening the safety of my friends, my family, my future, and my sense of home.
If you don’t think we live in dark times, you are deluding yourself. In George Orwell’s 1984, there was Big Brother and the principles of IngSoc; today, we have Donald Trump.
Democracy I love you. Or I thought I did. But I just don’t know what to think anymore.
He is not the hero we need but the hero we deserve.