Extremism

Happy New Year 2019 Brexit

Happy Brexit Year: control the language, control the argument

"An ennui hangs over British politics and the prime minister is depending on it", wrote Matthew Parris in the Times a few days ago. "Like a thin, wearisome fog it does not quite obscure but it blurs and greys, softening…
Alan Day Prodigal Tory Party membership

The Parable of the Prodigal Tory

There was a political party whose membership included a man and a woman. One day the man said to his party, "You know, I'm increasingly irritated by the political drift,…