Politics and its Discontents: Must Be His Eton Background

In the lead-up the May 7 British election, Prime Minister David Cameron, I guess, thought it was time to masquerade as ‘one of the people.’ He was photographed at a barbecue eating a hot dog: His mode of consumption elicited a flurry of responses from some Twitter wags: Hahhaa, David Cameron eating a hot dog ...

Politics and its Discontents: Are You Afraid of Clowns?

The only ones who frighten me are the ones holding political office. But, just to show you that I have a sense of humour and don’t spend my entire life anguishing over the erosion of our values and our democracy, allow me to provide you with this link which, if you ever enjoyed Seinfeld and ...