Journalist with both daily news background early in my career and a lifetime of freelance work, including approx. 10,000 magazine articles and 14 books under two pen names. Also accomplished artist, and trainer of hunter-jumper horses.
Putting Your Country Through Hell on a Lie and Criminal Acts: Brexit
On June 23, 2106, the United Kingdom held a referendum on whether to remain in the European Union (EU) or leave it. The first question anyone would ask might be: Why would a nation choose to leave the world's premier trading and peace-keeping organization, envisioned by none other than Winston Churchill, WWII Prime Minister of Britain, saviour of the nation from Hitler's dreams of world domination?
A Parable of Brexit
Once upon a time, there was a baby-faced man named Doofus Dumdum. He was the darling of his wealthy parents' eyes, and they sent him to a great school, EatOne. The school was named thus because it cannibalized academia, luring all the brightest teachers and paying them well to ensure that all the Dumdum boys and their friends got their degrees, even if they knew not one blessed thing when they graduated.