A STRAW POLL (ALBEIT A VERY SHORT STRAW POLL…)
Darcey Bussell, Blenheim Literary Festival, Oxford, Donald Trump
******* This isn’t meant to alarm but it’s just occurred to me that whilst waiting for Darcey Bussell to arrive, I struck up conversation with a very pleasant American couple.
They were funny, warm, and not without a little class, and as people rarely do, we started chatting about politics. American politics.
I expressed the opinion that their current election is akin to a circus on acid. And they laughed. And I laughed. And it’s not too strong to say I felt an affection for them.
And then as we were all laughing and smiling and just feeling right neighbourly, the husband casually expressed that they WOULD be voting for Trump.
I’m just saying that’s all…