The Conservatives ought to learn from him. Plus: Vote, vote, vote for Widdecombe. Fire and Fury is damp and limp. My teeth, oh, my teeth. And: My quest to enter Phillip Lee’s brain.
Posts Tagged: The Right
In the side, that is. Plus: First the Left came for Toby Young; later, they may come for you. And: North Korea could be the big story of the year.
Robert Buckland: “We must speak the language of opportunity”. His lecture on Tory revival. Full text.
“The language should be that of giving people their chance to succeed and of being on their side – a “people politics” that many practice locally but which must be scaled up.”
Terry Barnes: A disaster for the centre-right. Its last effective Anglosphere government falls in New Zealand
It has been dispatched by one man – New Zealand First’s party leader, Winston Peters, who has Labour’s inexperienced leader in his pocket.
Introducing the first in a series of articles from centre-right thinkers who have contributed to our new publication.
We have allowed our enemies to infiltrate almost every power centre that matters and delegitimise our very existence.
Alex Morton: We cannot be neutral in Islam’s internal struggle. Here are three ways in which the Prime Minister should act.
When I worked in Number Ten, the people who grasped most clearly this ideology’s threat were my Muslim co-workers.
Often, the disagreements between the two old camps are less substantial than the disagreements erupting within each camp’s own tents.
If she tries to work through populist edicts and diktats, she will fail. And if the Right argues that a few tax cuts for the richest will solve our problems, this will be no better.
We need policies to meet the challenge of an ageing population, mass immigration, pressured families, job insecurity – and grotesquely expensive housing.
If there is one lesson we learnt from the EU referendum last year, it is that people are crying out for more control over their lives.
See his support for protectionism, big government, big debts – and more.
France’s choice, then: economic (global) liberalism, versus (communitarian) promises of welfarism and border control. Remind you of anything?
Only by accepting that we all hold moral positions can we hope to generate a more conciliatory and less hostile political environment.
In large part, it has taken the post-truth idea up because of its own electoral weakness – and the feeling that it may not be just temporary.