The shock that very rapidly dawned on media journalists at 4.00 this morning was a sight to be seen. Hardly one ‘objective’ observer in a thousand had guessed that Trump would actually be the winner.
Trump’s promise to “make America great again” is, however, doomed. My theory suggests that America and half-a-dozen other advanced countries are already entering a totally new post-industrial economy. The Chinese have a saying of long ago: “You can’t step into the same river twice.”