The rise of Trump, Brexit and last Sunday’s setback for Angela Merkel raise the question whether the major parties in the U.S. and Europe grasp the fundamental problems facing their societies.
Could it be that the governing political and economic systems are to blame?
Let us not blame the voters and say that they are suffering from forgetfulness because they have drunk too much milk of amnesia.
Vox populi vox dei.
It is not a question of memory but of comprehension.