What can we do but tell jokes?
“When Elections Are a Joke, the People Tell Election Jokes ” (from Global Voices)
We can also let our current and future elected officials know how we feel with emoji:
“Disenfranchised Hongkongers Flood Their Chief Executive’s Facebook Page with New ‘Angry’ Emoji ” (also from Global Voices)
These stories are about Europe and Hong Kong, but in this year’s US election cycle, we’re also either laughing or crying. We should be worried … very worried …
This might be challenging for many of my students, but if you’re following US politics and late-night comedy shows, it’s one to watch ⇨ John Oliver on Donald Drumpf