Dear non-British readers: apologies, this may not be very relevant to you. But it’s important, so I’m writing it anyway. I’m sure you will forgive me just this once. I promise normal service will resume once all the fun and games are over.
Right, who’s still with me? Brilliant. Here we go.
Thirteen years ago, the late Sir Terry Pratchett wrote in his novel, Going Postal:
“What kind of man would put a known criminal in charge of a major branch of government? Apart from, say, the average voter.”
Like much of his writing, it’s hilarious with an aftertaste of tragic. Because, well, you…
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