If we can’t think of anything that’s going to do real good, maybe we could act like true Conservatives for once – and choose to do nothing at all?
Posts Tagged: Conservatism
Lee Rowley: Brexit is big. But our politics is bigger – and I say that as a committed Leaver. Here are some ideas to boost it.
Remainers and Brexiteers alike must recognise the politicians are stuck in an ever-decreasing circle of fervour, hyperbole and hysteria.
Specifically for anti-Brexit politicians, the path to creating such a party lies firmly on what we think of as the Left;
Its left-wing, metropolitan agenda is now at the heart of everything it does. And viewers are switching off in droves.
I still remember the first time when I bit into a Chips Ahoy cookie. Oh heavens, there was nothing like it – this must be what freedom tastes like.
Perhaps, against all the odds, we will find a way of muddling through and preserve our broad church for a time after the era of Brexit has passed.
Robin Aitken, who worked for the Corporation for 25 years, accuses it of propagating liberalism and suppressing conservatism behind a pretend impartiality.
Siblings who have lived together for many years should be entitled to the same rights and protections.
Neil Shastri-Hurst: McCain in America, Mercer here in Britain. It’s time for soldier-statesmen to take the lead.
These men and women offer a solution to a nation and a wider world crying out for leadership. They truly get the concepts of duty, service, and nationhood.
When you’re worried about your child’s school, politicians look remote when they sound more interested in acronym bingo on whether we should look more like Canada or Norway.
Marshall Tisdale: I’m young, gay, state-educated – and Tory. No wonder Owen Jones hasn’t published his interview with me.
I didn’t have private tutoring, I didn’t go to the local grammar school, I don’t fit the Left’s stereotype. Is that why it’s been kept back?
It feels like our Party has forgotten that even a broad church needs shared values on which its different wings and traditions can agree.
Let’s make a virtue of necessity – and transform this conference into a festival of creative destruction
This week, the Party has a chance to turn Brexit, a trouble-plagued leadership, and directional uncertainly from problems into an opportunity.
Nick Hargrave: Rapturously received – and strategically flawed. How May’s first Tory conference speeches have come back to haunt her.
She unwittingly legitimised unrealistic Brexit expectations and Corbyn’s economic argument.
Patriots first and foremost. The post-war Tories who showed that it is usual in politics to be baffled and indecisive.
In his new book,Richard Ritchie tells the story of the Progress Trust, an influential group of Tory backbenchers set up during the Second World War.