The true meaning of l-aqwa żmien.

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2017-08-24T16:13:40+00:00Thu, 24th Aug '17, 16:13|

To my mind the worst thing that’s going on is that this whirlwind around Daphne Caruana Galizia’s reporting of Adrian Delia’s affairs is creating and solidifying a set of myths that replace reality as it should be obvious to everyone and postpone indefinitely the day when the PN comes to terms with that reality and [...]

Where the analogy stops

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2017-08-24T16:00:26+00:00Thu, 24th Aug '17, 14:40|

I have drawn parallels between Maltese politics and Donald Trump before. When Joseph Muscat blamed the Russian Secret Service for the Egrant revelations – that’s not what he called them of course – I wrote that Muscat was taking a page out of the Roger Stone playbook and imitating Trump’s methods in the interest of [...]

A campaign in meltdown

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2017-08-24T15:57:06+00:00Thu, 24th Aug '17, 13:46|

Donald Trump is President of the United States. Two years ago that sentence would have got a good laugh in a late night satire. Climbing up the ranks to secure a major party’s nomination to the United States is an exceptional achievement. But it would have been considered an absurd notion for a complete outsider, [...]