Populism In Manchester

Reading Time: 3 minutes Boris Johnson was simply being himself at the Conservative party conference in Manchester. Full of energy and wild metaphors, he captured an already captive audience, sent Jeremy Corbyn into orbit and got Brexit done. All this, and more, with a panache that Cyrano de Bergerac would have been proud of and a sense of optimism […]

Three Men In A Vote – Cameron, Johnson, Gove (And Larry)

Reading Time: 4 minutes If we are going to play a blame game like David Cameron does in his memoirs, I would personally blame Mrs Pickleworth who lives in Sunderland, and the people like her who voted Leave in a frenzy of anti-European fantasies. She has never held a UK passport because the furthest that she has travelled is […]

The Westminster Horror Picture Show – The Ayes To The Right

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Reading Time: 4 minutes It is hard to fathom what is happening at Westminster. Watching Boris Johnson’s address to the House of Commons, in staccato – almost Churchillian – fashion, made me realize that I did not have a clue on how to feel about the horror picture show that we are all being forced to endure. Boris Johnson […]

A Big Mac, French Fries And A Coke. Anything Else, Minister?

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Reading Time: 3 minutes It is sad really, when ministers who run out of ideas are being persecuted for something else by the country they are trying to govern. It is as if we all have suddenly had an attack of divine morality concerning the fact that they are otherwise engaged. The latest victim of the democratic inquisition into […]

Thierry Baudet – The Dark Apparition of The Owl Of Minerva In The Netherlands

Reading Time: 5 minutes The owl of Minerva spreads its wings only with the falling of the dusk – Hegel   Elections took place in the Netherlands’ 12 provinces last month, where the voters were called to reelect the provincial councils, responsible for daily administration of the provinces. An important role of the provincial councils is the election of […]