Much like us, the US is in a terrible jam. Unlike us, the coming election gives it a way out

23 August 2020 - 00:00

Our situation has become so prohibitively gloomy and depressing that, in a vain attempt to seek some solace, we tend to cast around the globe to see who else is in a similarly precarious position.

It's fashionable to point at a country like the US, so-called leader of the free world, and derive some morbid delight from its misfortune...

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