Does my vote count?

The short answer is: Yes. The more reasoned answer is: Hopefully. But the crucial part of this question is unspoken. Do you intend to vote? This week has had a lot to process in terms of political shenanigans. I won't even begin to consider discussing the Trump firing of Comey even though it is hardly surprising. He is known for firing people. That's his jam. From fox hunting being put back on the discussion table to leaked manifestos. It can be so easy to become wary of dipping your toe into the political debate. Where do you even begin? Is there any point? I think we all know what I am going to say. There is definitely a point. Democracy feels so much more fragile than I ever thought possible at the moment. Looking at the USA and seeing how checks and balances which are in place to curb the power of the President can be thwarted if those controlling the power prefer having the...
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