The Midnight Train

Reality briefly intruded into the effusions over Boy Macron’s victory in the high-school drama competition for Most Convincing Performance of an Innocuous Presidential Candidate Offering Vacuous Yet Optimistic Rhetorical Uplift. The last EuroStar from London arrived in Paris around 11pm, and the elite business passengers disembarked to be greeted by swarms of armed counter-terrorism police shooing them away with “Out! Out! Rapide!”