What a week it has been. Britain lost its collective mind and left the European Union, I emigrated to France for three days, and the US nominated Donald Trump as their next President of the United States! OK, that last one was a lie, but us leaving the EU is tantamount to it happening, so I predict the feelings are similar. To conclude, stuff has gotten stressful this week.
Comment is free, but facts are sacred.”
This is the famous quote from The Guardian’s founder CP Scott that sits at the top of their Comment is Free web page, illustrating what value the media outlet puts on discussions with its readers. However, in January of 2016 their Readers’ Editor Stephen Pritchard penned a piece explaining why some topics will no longer be open to comments on The Guardian website.
I don’t claim to know much about things and stuff, but that didn’t stop me this week from writing my first article on politics. In fact, if the media is anything to go by, my status of knowing very little prior to doing the article probably made me the perfect candidate to write it, no? I believe the answer I was looking for there was a resounding ‘YES’. Please and thank you.