“The Convention in Cleveland Will Be Amazing”

That was Donald Trump’s proud boast. Well, it certainly was amazing, but perhaps not in the way implied by Trump. This report on the convention by Eliot Weinberger makes for truly terrifying reading.

As the world lurches ever closer to the possibility of there being a President Trump, I ponder on how much the world has gone to hell in a handbasket in this year of our lord, 2016. I wonder whether we shall live to see the dawn of 2018.

About Geoff Coupe

I'm a British citizen, although I have lived and worked in the Netherlands since 1983. I came here on a three year assignment, but fell in love with the country, and one Dutchman in particular, and so have stayed here ever since. On the 13th December 2006 I also became a Dutch citizen.
This entry was posted in News and politics. Bookmark the permalink.

2 Responses to “The Convention in Cleveland Will Be Amazing”

  1. Matthew Healy says:

    As I have voted for every Democratic Presidential candidate since Clinton, it should not surprise those who know me that I shall not vote for Trump. The same people who were unhinged at the prospect and then reality of a Black President seem to have really gone off the deep end at the prospect of a President without a Y chromosome.

    Fortunately for us all, Trump’s poll numbers have been tanking ever since he attacked the parents of a soldier who died in a war started by George Bush. Tbus managing in a single extended gaffe to piss off every working class white who admires the military plus remind the Bernie Sanders crowd that Trump was nominated by the same party as the Bushes (both of whom stayed as far away from this Convention as possible). As one commentator noted, “explaining how much Trump’s tax plans would cost to low-information voters is a lot harder than saying He Dissed A Hero’s Parents.”

  2. Pingback: Shit – Meet Fan | Geoff Coupe's Blog

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.