What Donald Trump’s Twitter ban, US Capitol invasion and Hong Kong Legco siege have in common: cheap talk

Jan 13, 2021 | INVESTING

How stupid do our leaders think we are? Pretty stupid, if recent events are any indication. As an American abroad, the past week has provided a deluge of jaw-dropping news to wake up to – the invasion of Capitol Hill, social media platforms banning US President Donald Trump and so on. The events themselves have been widely discussed, but one aspect overlooked repeatedly is the contempt on display for the news-consuming public.Otherwise intelligent, capable people have made transparently cynical…

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