Holding hands as the ship sinks: Trump and May’s special relationship

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This article examines media coverage of the "special relationship" between Donald Trump and Theresa May. It considers this in light of the UK’s current crisis and suggests that the pseudo-romantic imagery used to mediate the special relationship is the symptom of a culture unable or unwilling to address the root causes of its decline.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLove Across the Atlantic: UK-US Romance in Popular Media
PublisherEdinburgh University Press
Number of pages15
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 14 Feb 2020


  • Trump
  • Special Relationship
  • Politics
  • Romance

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