Grainy? No, nebulous, neither,  not at a stretch, nothing even remotely textural. In fact, there was nothing even marginally equivocal about what happened in Charlottesville apart from the sitting US president's ambiguous interpretation. White supremacists, white nationalists, neo-Nazis and Ku Klux Klanners banded in protest and struck terror. Leader? Ha.


  He liked to walk fast and his gait, like himself, was long and gangly. He moved fast and could never bear to dawdle so much so he preferred to make arrangements to rendezvous for fear his awkward impatience might cause fault or disturbance. He was resigned and could never amble.