Join us for an uproarious look at the state of the union and upcoming election with the brilliantly acerbic and outrageous satirist.
P.J. O’Rourke says Americans have worked themselves into a state of anger and perplexity, and it’s no surprise because perplexed and angry is what America has always been all about.
He joins Tortoise editor and award-winning columnist Matthew d’Ancona to take a long hard look at the current state of the United States – from being woke to the Internet of Things, FitBits to the coastal/heartland divide. Most important of all, he’ll deliver his thoughts on the 2020 presidential campaign, exploring this strange and perplexing political moment with the wit and insight you’ve come to expect.
As PJ says in his essay ‘An Inauguration Speech I’d like to Hear’: “Ask not what your country can do for you – ask me how I can get the hell out of here…”
This event takes place at 6:30pm BST.