James Kanagasooriam’s recent analysis is powerful, but the suggested solutions are less sure. Simply offering what younger voters want won’t work.
A new book argues that the country is divided between a metropolitan elite, which rules for its own advantage – and the rest.
Remainers and Brexiteers alike must recognise the politicians are stuck in an ever-decreasing circle of fervour, hyperbole and hysteria.
Its left-wing, metropolitan agenda is now at the heart of everything it does. And viewers are switching off in droves.
Plus: Tory MPs, the world’s most duplicitous electorate. But a certain long-serving woman Labour MP is sending Christmas cards to them all…
It would be wrong to try to create a system of conservative indoctrination because so-called progressives have indoctrinated children and students in other ways.
We are more complex than identitarians give us credit for. No combination of characteristics, experiences and choices are the same; and there are as many combinations as there are people.
Her comments on gender reassignment treatments are mild and responsibly-phrased. But some are starting up the outrage bus.
In an atmosphere when anyone can close down the conversation by saying “I feel uncomfortable”, rational discussion becomes impossible.
The Party Deputy Chairman set an example for his colleagues to follow by fighting back on Twitter over identity politics and “cultural appropriation”.
Like any thought criminal, his NUS accuser gave him no explanation, nor did her supporters believe he even had a right to ask for one.
The sight of left-wing students lecturing white working class men about the shame they ought to feel for their ‘privilege’ is unlikely to win many votes.
When these terms are misused as catch-all boo-words, they lose their meaning and their essential value.
If the standard is as it now appears to be, May will have difficulty finding enough male Ministers to replace all those she will be required to sack.
If a Minister is guilty of bullying, harrassment or abuse, he should go. But behaviour that falls short of these should not require resignation.