Yes, Your Honour…


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A letter to Donald Trump

Dear President-Elect Trump,

After winning against all odds, it must be dispiriting to see so many people walking the streets in protest of your hard-fought victory.

Perhaps it would help to see it from a different angle. Here I would like to borrow some lines from a Hong Kong show – When Heaven Burns:

“Many people have gathered because they could not abide it. They could not abide that in a country of several million people, cultural sensitivity can be so meager.

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Hillary’s Hallelujah

Kate McKinnon has been parodying Hillary Clinton during the 2016 US Presidential Election, together with Alec Baldwin as Donald Trump on SNL (Saturday Night Live).

So when the cold open of the first SNL episode after the election, featured her performing the famed lament of Leonard Cohen, I thought, “How clever, a uniquely SNL eulogy to two recent painfulĀ losses.”

Kate in her Hillary guise, played the piano and sang “Hallelujah” with a touch of her usual levity, making faces, tossing back her head and winking at the audience.

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