Boris Johnson, Nigel Farage and the majority of politicians campaigning for the United Kingdom to quit the European Union have consciously been feeding the British public untruths in the run up to last month's Brexit vote.
I don't know what it is about Donald, but since he can't answer simple questions like those tossed to him by Lesley Stahl on 60 Minutes Sunday night without going all Trumpion, I find myself transfixed by Donald's eyebrows and hair.
The Brexit referendum need not become a suicide pact. As a legal matter, the Brexit vote is not binding on Parliament, which will need to authorize and set the terms for the negotiation of Britain's exit from the EU under Article 50 process.
For Britain the virtues of remaining appeared to this American to pale compared to the likely costs of continued subservience to Brussels. In a variety of admittedly imperfect ways Brexit promoted liberty, community, democracy, and the rule of law. In short, the good guys won.
In the four years I've worked in London, I never once ventured any further than Heathrow Airport, that is, until I was brought on to work for Vote Leave campaign - the campaign for the UK to leave the European Union.
Some Eurocrats imagine that dissatisfaction with the EU is a uniquely English phenomenon. For instance, Politico's Tim King contended: "This referendum is primarily a domestic political fight." It actually is much more.
As the world reels from the once improbable unraveling of the European Union and the United Kingdom, grim prognostications of the economic and political fallout betray a more immediate and ominous lesson.