The start of a weekly series on this site each Monday previewing the local elections being held on May 7th.
Posts Tagged: Daniel Hannan MEP
“I wish you all the best for the future. I want to return to the kind of vision that Churchill set out.”
Phoebe Griffith: Like Hannan, I have lived in Peru. But my take on its recent story is very different.
The legacy of the Fujimorista regime has shaped Peru to this day, and has been far more pervasive and corrosive than General Velasco’s.
“They believe their own propaganda. It’s central to their worldview that every Leave voter is a thicko.”
The eerie atmosphere at this conference is the calm in a party which wants to come back together.
“Sooner or later there will have to be a general election, and then there will be a reckoning.”
Never before has so much material been assembled from such a wealth of sources about the Leader of the House.
On almost every measure it offers a superior blueprint for leaving the EU than the Prime Minister’s Withdrawal Agreement.
“I’ve always sat quietly when they perform it…I don’t want to be unkind and disrespectful.”
Had he not founded the European Research Group, we might very well be subject to the Withdrawal Agreement or have never had the chance to vote Leave.
The Brexit Party wins the Euro-elections. The Liberal Democrats are second. Disaster for the two main parties.
The Conservatives are down to four MEPs: Hannan, McIntyre, Mobarik, and Van Orden.
Plus: Leadsom is a mensch. The Euro-elections may be a Conservative wipeout. And: my interview with Blair.
The 1922 Committee Executive has already pointed her towards the exit door. It should now take her gently by the arm, and steer her through it as soon as possible.
Change is coming to our Party. We have listened. Don’t endanger the country for the sake of the instant gratification of protest.
‘Liberal democracy’ is not an inevitable combination. Nor, it seems, is it necessarily a sustainable one.