“Oh What A Circus” — David Essex/ Antonio Banderas

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40 years ago people living in major Western democracies made fun of tin-pot dictators in Third World countries. Now the joke’s on us…

Right across the political spectrum, you don’t need to go far to find a personality cult and the unquestioning adoration of millions of followers. Both right and left prioritise PR and boondoggles for their own supporters over the realities of…