Wednesday April 1, 2020

One year on, Trump still marches to his own drum

Like it or not, Donald Trump is creating a kind of anti-politics, relentlessly attacking the US’s political and media establishments

12th November, 2017
Donald Trump is sworn in as US president a year ago. Pic: Getty

Last Thursday was the first anniversary of the sensational 2016 US presidential election result. It was the beginning of Donald Trump’s year zero. The world has become a different place since then, and we are all still trying to work it out. Unsure of exactly what has changed and how, we are still circling around the new president, wondering just what is going on.

Nothing quite like this has ever happened in US politics...

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