Mourning In America

When I walked into my office in the centre of London on Wednesday, I met an American colleague. “How’s it going, James”, I asked him. “Oh, well, you know . . .” he replied. I was worried something was wrong with his work or in his personal life, so I asked. “No, nothing like that. It’s the election result. I just can’t believe my fellow citizens voted for that man. I’m seriously depressed!” Being a bit depressed is a badge of pride amongst many Brits, but you start to get worried when an American is not unflinchingly positive.

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