From across the Pond, it's just oh so predictable.
Put a narcissistic bully with the attention span of a gerbil (an amateur and serial liar to boot) in the Whitehouse and why wouldn't there be the sort of mash-up we're now seeing?
(And it'll a conspiracy of course! A conspiracy of the main-stream media, a faceless "elite " - denizens of that "swamp" - and Obama-loving pointy-headed hinterlectuals. Real Americans know the whole ruckus is fake news!)
Never underestimate the power of unreason to overwhelm reason