Editorial....25th April, 2019
The world seems intent on proving the truth of Winston Churchill’s famous comment that democracy is the worst form of Government, except for all the others.
The alternatives were starkly seen this week in Sri Lanka, where deranged extremists claiming to represent one way of life carried out a mass murder in revenge for a mass murder in New Zealand, where a deranged extremist claiming to represent another way of life similarly slaughtered the innocent.
But democracy is not exactly covering itself in glory just now.
Take the proposed visit to the UK by Donald Trump, a man unsuited to any kind of office, never mind a presidential one.
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