Better an elected president than an unelected monarch.
Both Trump and his critics have taken leave of rationalism.
Brexit and other populist revolts create the space for a new politics.
The online revelling in the smacking of Richard Spencer is pretty tragic.
The Brexit case was driven by disdain for the demos, not love for parliament.
Must-reads from the past week
The political and media class is beholden to a culture of leaking.
Commentators, celebs, the CIA – all are in open revolt against democracy.
The Obama years confirmed the usurping of politics by therapy.
Trump has broken with the blarney of claiming green roots.
Corbynistas are made more outraged by the rich than by poverty.