Archives

Why Europeans can’t stand Donald Trump

Depending on which story is being floated, Donald Trump either is or isn’t canceling his planned trip to the United Kingdom, reportedly set for next fall. But whether Air Force One lands at Heathrow or not, the U.S. president would be greeted with the equivalent of a giant British raspberry. And we’re not talking about […]

Read More

It’s YUGE. Spoof videos mock Trump at #everysecondcounts.eu

Late-night comedians in Europe have taken Trump trolling to a whole new level. When President Donald Trump announced in his inaugural address that from now on, it would be “America First,” it was inevitable that other countries would mock him by competing to see which country came in second. They are doing so with “official” […]

Read More

Life after ‘Brexit’ will not be tea and crumpets

Let me preface this by saying that London is probably my favorite city in the world. Not just London. Bath. Stratford-upon-Avon. The Cotswolds. The many places I haven’t yet been to but have only read about in scores of British mysteries, Jane Austen, tales of Robin Hood and King Arthur. Spy stories, from Ian Fleming […]

Read More

Why Britain’s possible ‘Brexit’ from the EU matters to the U.S.

Let’s turn away from the national obsession that is the 2016 U.S. presidential election to look at another contest the world is watching. In two months, citizens of the United Kingdom will be asked to vote on a major question regarding their future—should the UK stay in the European Union? Campaigning has officially begun for […]

Read More