Cathal Kelly is, without doubt, one of the best writers in journalism. He is capable of bringing his wry perspective and insight to many issues - some of great import others as silly as sports. This is one of the very best pieces I have read about the mystery that is American politics today.
"On some basic level, people know they can’t really be made happy. They want someone else blamed, and then made as unhappy as they are. Mr. Trump seems to promise that.
Amid all the talk about xenophobia, paranoia and race-baiting – favourite pastimes of the American right since Jesus was a cowboy – there is never any mention of happiness. And happiness is at the core of America’s current state of confusion."
Through the looking glass – the many faces of Trump and his fans
www.theglobeandmail.com Donald Trump’s campaign presents a funhouse-mirror distortion of reality – but also reflects some uncomfortable truths, Cathal Kelly...