There’s more than a hint in the air that they are happy to let the negotiation get sticky – and wait for capital to flee the UK and for investment to plummet.
The future leaders of the Left either don’t know their history, or prefer a made-up version of it.
Party members should elect our next Chairman and other key figures. Through this process, we will be able to identify talented candidates and platforms.
There is a Labour tradition of defending brutal dictatorships.
It backed nationalisation in the ’40s. It opposed Thatcher’s economic policy in the ’80s. It supported the Euro in the ’90s. And now it wants Single Market membership.
As time passes, a decreasing slice of the electorate has any experience at all of old-fashioned socialism. And the argument that it doesn’t work cuts little ice.
Today’s choice is between a woman who has grasped the scale and sweep of Brexit, and a man who has spent his entire career cuddling up to Britain’s enemies.
The Prime Minister’s manifesto will have its flaws, but she has grasped the implications of Brexit more surely than any other senior politician.
Is it truly necessary to keep reciting these arguments? Sadly, yes – in each generation some people are drawn to brutal ideologies.
We should not only meet our spending minimum, but exceed it in order to maximise our vital strategic and tactical needs.
Owen Jones is rewriting history.
Castro’s apologists find it too painful to admit they’ve raised a feeling of belonging above moral principle.
These futuristic gadgets can help fill a Queen’s Speech, but in real life, drivers will want to stay in control – at least for the time being.
Ranting and raving about his shortcomings is more likely to turn off the floating voters needed to win the referendum than otherwise.
It is not a “renegotiation” at all, since there is no treaty reform – a point President Hollande was quick to make yesterday.