I returned to the US from an extended stay abroad in the year 2000, to witness its step by step descent from the City on a Hill to a floundering mastodon.
On this coming Sunday, December 4th, two events of cardinal importance will take place in Europe. Observing them can reveal how the Trump effect works, this time in Western Europe.
The most important fact about the United States 2016 presidential election is that there was no election.
Let’s not dance around it – Reince Priebus is part of The Establishment, and Trump just picked him to be his Chief of Staff for the incoming administration.