We have seen external shocks and misguided policies push Britain into crisis before. But never willed self-harm like this
‘While we were strongly opposed to the Trotskyist revolution that has taken place in this country, now that it has occurred the important thing is that it should be made to work properly.”
It was on something like those lines that a few of us wrote a parody of a Financial Times leading article many years ago on a very slow news day, when I was working for the FT.
Perhaps he really is deluded and believes that a period of ‘optimism’ can work miracles
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