Thursday February 20, 2020

“We’ve all got to stick together...this is the Yankee Brexit!”

The American voters who fell for Trump will be rewarded with half-truths, exaggerations, threats and recriminations

13th November, 2016
US president-elect Donald Trump delivers his acceptance speech at the New York Hilton Midtown Picture: Getty

‘Welcome to the Yankee Brexit!” Jason Perkins is a 46-year-old farmer from western Nebraska. Ruddy faced with a hefty moustache, he is polite and friendly. He’s dressed in a suit that looks like it doesn’t get invited to too many parties. Nor, by his own admission, does Jason. Although he’s flown from Nebraska to be in New York at the Midtown Hilton to celebrate what he fervently hopes will be a Trump victory, he’s not...

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