Our snap judgement is that Tory MPs and members are not. But there are warning signs: a fragile leader, a rusty machine – and a project that urgently needs renewal.
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WATCH: Ici Londres – If statue-smashers don’t like English-speaking civilisation, what would they prefer? asks Daniel Hannan
This competitive virtue-signalling allows mediocre people today to look back on past heroes.
Rob Halfon: What Littlefinger thinks about ladders. Why he’s wrong. And why Corbyn is wrong about them too.
The Conservative view of opportunity is nearer the truth than the cynicism of a villain in Game of Thrones.
Individually, migrants can come to embody these values better than many on the Left who were born here. But the evidence suggests that this takes time.
“Most of what’s been built in my lifetime could be demolished without aesthetic cost”. Hayes’s speech on beauty: full text
It is not for nothing that the ‘hero’ of Ayn Rand’s despicable book ‘The Fountainhead’ is an architect.
Put harshly, it can be the ideology of the free-rider, the citizen who neglects the demands of citizenship.
Iain Dale: The biggest gossip in politics is interviewed by the biggest gossip in politics and names the biggest gossip in politics
Plus: The decline of books. Morgan sees off the cult of Mogg. Why I won’t fly RyanAir. And: As I reach a significant birthday, I mull writing my autobiography…
Our new report argues that the Government must focus on security, climate change, human rights, and other shared international agendas and challenges.
Plus: Why haven’t Kensington and Chelsea’s leaders resigned too? Labour double standards on the Prime Minister. And: how Jake Berry became a cockney.
Edward Frith: Corbyn promised us the moon. May pretended we weren’t there. No wonder young people backed Labour.
My generation are a generation who don’t watch TV and don’t read newspapers – but do watch YouTube and get their news from Facebook.
Iain Dale: Reducing net immigration to the tens of thousands? It will never happen. And it shouldn’t.
Plus: A diplomatic success for Trump. A Love Actually moment, please, from May. And: has anyone seen Diane Abbott?
The established parties have lost their grip on this contest, but their hold on other parts of the country’s system remains strong.
“Christ our Paschal Lamb has been sacrificed, alleluia. Therefore, let us keep the feast with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth, alleluia.”
Nicholas Mazzei: The Korean crisis highlights a stark truth. Britain is completely unprepared for war.
Outcries over the loss of soldiers in Afghanistan and Iraq show that the British public is simply unwilling to see soldiers dying.
“Our Shepherd is departed, the fount of living water,/At whose passing the sun was darkened…Today the gates of death and their bars as well our Saviour has destroyed.”