The only US election piece in Australia worth your time

It was an extraordinary outpouring of US election guff in the MSM on the weekend. Feel some pity for your humble blogger because I had to read it all. Our media is has become a kind of squawking parlour of mediocrity chock full of self-promoters, narrow identities and, above all, siloed viewpoints that are too limited to integrate politics, economics and social trends into a useful narrative.

The only piece worthy of your time (amid what seemed like hundreds) was Alan Kohler who summed it all up nicely with a bow on top this morning:

…a more fundamental lesson from the US election, and it is perhaps more an issue for the left of centre parties that embraced globalisation at the expense of their working-class roots.

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