This has been a particularly odious political campaign season here in the U.S.
There has been little civil intelligent debate of the sort Chesterton enjoyed. (And, of course, little wit on display).
Instead, we have been served lies, counter-lies, and half truths.
Perhaps I am being cynical.
But, of course, GKC said something that echoes my sentiments:
"It is terrible to contemplate how few politicians are hanged."