TIME

ANARCHY IN THE U.K.

The Brits lost the plot since the vote to leave the E.U.

GIVEN THAT MORE THAN 70% OF THE BRITISH PEOPLE dislike President Donald Trump, his outsize state visit to the U.K. was a rare uniting force in the midst of the civil war over how to say F.U. to the E.U. His presence offered some ironic consolation that the past three years of furious argument in Britain are linked to more global nationalist fevers of which Trumpism is only the biggest, blimp-size expression.

Yet the nervous

Estás leyendo una vista previa, regístrate para leer más.

Más de TIME

TIME3 min. leídos
Annette Gordon-reed: Thomas Jefferson’s Revolutionary Words
THOMAS JEFFERSON BEGAN LIFE IN A MONARCHY, UNDER THE reign of George II, in one of Britain’s North American colonies—Virginia. In this monarchical system everyone knew his or her place, with little expectation of being able to move very far outside o
TIME3 min. leídos
When Mom Needs To Hear That It’s O.K. Not To Be O.K.
I HAD MADE IT AS FAR AS THE STREET CORNER WHEN IT occurred to me that I hadn’t paid. I’d said goodbye to my friends at the restaurant and walked out. When I returned, embarrassed and apologetic, one friend mentioned that another had asked if I was O.
TIME3 min. leídos
R. Eric Thomas: A Wedding Anthem of Inclusion
“NO UNION IS MORE PROFOUND THAN MARRIAGE, FOR IT embodies the highest ideals of love, fidelity, devotion, sacrifice and family,” the pastor said at our wedding ceremony, borrowing from Justice Anthony Kennedy’s opinion in Obergefell v. Hodges, the Su