Who’s the rabbit? Putin or Trump?

I expect you to come and enjoy the scenery,” said Putin, with a half smile first perfected in AD 41 by Caligula.1

“…. Donald Trump’s victory is the extraordinary uncouth variety of postfactual politics that he personifies. He doesn’t tell the truth. He doesn’t make sense. He doesn’t speak coherently. Power appears to have become unmoored from the basic values of reason, logical consistency and factual evidence.”2

1 Matthews, Jason. The Kremlin’s Candidate (p. 255). Penguin Books Ltd. Kindle Edition. (Matthews is a former CIA officer)

2 Tooze, Adam. Crashed: How a Decade of Financial Crises Changed the World (p. 21). Penguin Books Ltd. Kindle Edition. (Tooze is a rock-star historian)

Chris

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