Oh boy I can’t wait for mars colonies here
More or less, Wallace's more focused commitment to the Global South led him to listen more closely to INC leaders during the independence negotiations, leading him to exert a bit more influence on Attlee to consider the ramifications of Partition on the new minorities in both would-be countries. Attlee listened, and post-independence Congress leaders made a concerted effort to include Muslims from would-be Pakistan from the get-go as a way of cutting Jinnah's legs out from under him.How did the partition get Averted?
Would a balkanized India /Pakistan have been necessarily better?Presidential review time.
And holy shit what a term. Turns out India/Pakistan haven't really been divided yet, and that's caused a problem. There's also the growth of China, and finally, the most groundbreaking development: none other than the fucking INTERNET.
In presidential terms, he was fine, instituting some nice reforms (like the environment one in term 1) but slowly sliding into unpopularity from the public.
I've considered naming him the Uvalde Guy as part of my presidential nicknames series that started way back in Watchtower.I posted this on another thread but, if a movie is made about Briscoe's presidency, I can see Paul Sorvino (most known for Goodfellas, although he had many more solid roles than that) playing Briscoe, as there is a resemblance between them. (1)
Good to have Uvalde be known for something better than...what happened in May of 2022.
(1) Funnily enough, Sorvino starred on Law and Order as Chris Noth's partner (Phil Cerrata) before he left and was replaced by Jerry Orbach, who played...Lennie Briscoe, probably the most popular character in that universe, IMO...