How the Cactus Can Save Western Civilization

The Spiky Conscience of a Nation

Now that politics is merely a squalid sub-branch of the entertainment industry, the road to power passes straight through lies and buffoonery. Charlatans, rogues, and infantile halfwits appeal to the mob because they bluster and splutter in simple sound-bites, repeating their inflammatory catch-phrases until even the most dull-witted supporter can gleefully howl along.

As people aren’t going to become less…