The alliance between London and Washington is crucial, not only for both countries, but for the democratic world.
One can only understand Trump as being the closest thing to what Queen Elizabeth would call a bull in a china shop
More than 10,000 people signed a petition asking for the inflatable to be allowed to fly, and the cost was raised through crowd funding. What better way to show that England is the home of free speech?
London has elected Sadiq Khan to be its mayor. Meanwhile, Washington faces the prospect of Donald Trump winning the U.S. presidential elections in a few months.
At a certain level, democracy is about the mutual according of rights. It requires us to put up with, rather than seek to dominate each other. But that only works when we feel some overarching solidarity towards even those citizens we don't like.