The recent surge in particular sentiments, anti-globailsm and authenticity politics betrays a longing for a politcal rapproachment between reality and representation or the way we think and the way we speak.
The British Conservative Party (Tory) has concluded a coalition agreement with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) from Northern Ireland, which will allow the Conservative government to avoid a vote of no confidence and have the necessary majority to adopt the most important bills, including the country's budget. Despite the fact that the Conservatives won the early elections on July 8, 2017, they did not have eight votes to get an absolute majority in the parliament, which allows the government not to fear a vote of no confidence.
When faced with Islamist terror, two very different explanations seem to be the most common. One is the line pushed by the liberal political and media elite. Every new attack prompts renewed squawks that “this has nothing to do with Islam” and that the terrorists are “a tiny minority with no connection to real Muslims.”
Occasionally in the world of punditry, a case is brought forward by someone so eccentric and off-the-wall that you have to wonder if they aren't in fact clever double-agents secretly working against their supposed cause by making it foolish.