I’m desperate to be part of this outrage culture, people seem to get such energy from it, but I just can’t commit to the scene. I must be missing something because – and don’t get angry – it mostly just looks stupid.
I'm sure there are people and politicians within Britain who still believe the Brexit debate remains in some way rational. The rest of the world looks on bemused while muttering something about mental illness under its breath.
The BBC’s John Sweeney took the chance to tweet out an old report he had done about Sputnik this week after news that Facebook had targeted pages linked to the Russian news agency. It’s a genuinely illuminating piece.
The accusations around Chinese tech giant Huawei have left phone owners and internet users with a real dilemma. The choice is not so much what features you want on your handset, but which spies you're most comfortable with.
We've all met those people who describe themselves as laid back, when in reality they're just one loud noise from a mouth frothing breakdown. So when something describes itself as having integrity, be wary.
I’ve noticed some journalism recently that owes a debt to the game Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon. Random links are assembled Watergate-style, and it’s often pretty believable ... until you get to a subject you know a bit about.
I often find myself writing in defense of Russia and Russians, then vowing to keep away from the subject for a while. It never lasts, because some coverage is so idiotic, I can't help but start angrily bashing away at my keyboard.
Theresa May is fast becoming the great unifying prime minister of our era; her handling of Brexit has managed to unite almost the entire British political establishment against her. It’s an impressive achievement.