Afbeeldingsresultaat voor oeps

Wat een geruststellende toekomstvoorspelling moest zijn… Meneer Blanc van dienst, Ian Leslie, meermaals gelauwerd politiek journalist, in de NewStatesman op 7 juni 2016:

Trump wordt geen president en de Brexit zal niet gebeuren.

Afbeeldingsresultaat voor ian leslie

… By the end of this campaign I suspect Trump will regret ever having got into politics. Even if he only loses by a few points, his name will be permanently toxified. His TV career will be in jeopardy, as will his property business, which is dependent on his personal brand. In fact, I’m still not entirely sure that he is going to be on the ballot come November – he may engineer his own departure from the race…

… Let’s move to Britain’s Trump: Brexit.The golden rule of politics is that most voters don’t care about politics. Everything follows from this first principle.

Since most voters don’t care about politics, and don’t want to have to care about politics, they vote for the option that presents the least hassle, the least risk, and the least politics…

Lees dit pretentieus stukje politieke mening dat zich achteraf beschouwd bleek te ontpoppen tot een mislukt stukje satire.