Countries need a balance of self-criticism and self-confidence. People are often called on to act for a greater good. But if Britain is shameful, why bother?
Over the last few weeks, publications have routinely made errors in how they cover the GRA and JK Rowling. Readers must beware.
It stretches credulity to just assume that rent-seeking or uncompetitive markets account for all British top wealth.
Lavish campaign spending does not guarantee electoral success. If it did, Brexit wouldn’t be happening. And Theresa May would now have a majority.
Fairly or unfairly, the pro-EU cause is already associated with elites. The arrival of the Withdrawal Bill in the Upper House will do nothing to diminish that impression.
Triumphalism would not only be unfair to David Cameron, one of the most electorally successful Tory election winners of modern times. It would also be deeply wrong.
The unionists’ new slogan seeks to neutralise the debate and reassure voters intimidated by Yes rhetoric.