Donald Trump Should Be Pitied

 A version of this post first appeared on our Facebook page on July 5th.

Donald Trump is pitiful. Given the hatred he generates both for himself and his opponents, it’s easy to overlook how small and pathetic the man is.

A video on July 4th saw him step off Air Force One and wander off in an apparently random direction, before being directed to the car right in front of the plane (emblazoned with the presidential seal and with American flags on the front). Did he not understand that the car was there for him? If not, how little comprehension does he have of the world around him?

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Why Is Everybody Awful Except Me?

Last week Stephen Woolfe, UKIP MEP and favourite to be their next leader, was punched and hospitalised by a fellow UKIP MEP. The responses to the story weren’t pretty. One BBC report, published as the story was breaking, included these comments:

It was SHOCK!! the first time he’d done a morning work for 12 years ! And the first time he’d been in the chambers !! Poor sod, should’ve stuck to the usual UKIP lunch of 4 bottles of expensive wine and missed the morning meeting !!

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