Sunday 23 September 2018

'Obama is Muslim and Clinton eats children'

The need to delegitimise Trump's electoral opponents has taken US voters into weird territory

Illustration by Tom Halliday
Illustration by Tom Halliday
Gene Kerrigan

Gene Kerrigan

After what happened last Friday, it's tempting to conclude that it doesn't matter who wins the election on Tuesday, to become the President of what Americans insist is the Greatest Country in the World.

Whichever way the election goes - to Crooked Hillary or Mad Donald - America is in the kind of trouble that in some parts of the world is resolved only by bloody civil war.

And there's no country as well equipped for a quick bout of blood-letting than the good old USA.

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