Steven Thrasher nailed it, six years ago. But is it insanity? Or just plain old bigotry? I vote the latter; it explains not only what’s happened in the horror clown’s America since last year, but also the omnishambles of contemporary British socio-politics. [c/o @maura]
British discomfort with diversity has always simmered just below the surface, and it’s always been ironic considering the social and anthropological history of the island.