An unrepentant Marxist, an ideological bully and an IRA sympathiser, John McDonnell is the avatar for all that’s bad about the Labour Party. He needs to go to give this government-in-waiting credibility.
One of our greatest failures is our inability to confront our imperial past. Celebrated by our media, it has left us with an inflated sense of exceptionalism that has estranged us from our closest neighbours.
Against the odds Donald Trump will be President of the United States: the most powerful man in the world. Beholden to Putin and a regressive agenda, America’s best hope is to let Trump discredit himself.