I was part of the lobby that said you should resign. I hoped that Owen Smith would beat you in the second leadership election. I was wrong to think you were unelectable.
You’d have thought that after all the rhetoric being blasted around about fake news that the world of journalism might be taking some extra precautions to make themselves seem respectable. Apparently at least one newspaper is doing the exact opposite of that. I wonder if you can guess which one.
Several images dominate most people’s perception of prog-rock. Vegetarian lentil stews coupled with anti-fashion capes and absurdly prophetic robes. Those images are not entirely untrue, but they’re a little simplistic.
We were told to expect the unexpected when Trump was elected. The bombing of a Syrian-Russian air base where chemical weapons attacks were masterminded was still not anticipated by anyone.
Philip Hammond made a faux pas a few weeks ago by breaking a manifesto promise and raising National Insurance in the spring budget. He went against political tradition and seemingly against the will of the people: the only reason that the Conservatives are in power is because people trusted them to make good on their promises and make their lives better.
The internet and newspapers have recently been swamped with a tidal flow of articles - many written by young people - about how we all need to put down our iPhones and experience life outside of our social media.
Trump won. It’s important that everyone accepts that fact. He beat Hillary even though we might think she’d have been better. He’s the most powerful man in the world.