The Election-Crazy Confused Desi


The Election-Crazy Confused Desi

Illustration: Rutuja Patil/ Arré


hat a time to be alive! The Indian electorate seems to be, for the first time in remembered history, more politically charged than a battery pack in the Parliament. Except, it’s about the US presidential election.

For the past year, I’ve been walking in and out of conversations that discuss Hillary’s crooked history and Trump’s racist, sexist rants with the level of detail and confidence that I usually reserve for talking about The Simpsons, the only subject in the world that I know everything about.