Author: Borthlas

The evolution of Moggthink

Tweet (paraphrasing the piffle) Monday:  I’m a committed unionist and the DUP are the staunchest of all unionists.  If they continue to oppose the deal, I shall be obliged to stand with them and do the same. Wednesday: The DUP...

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A new age of politics dawns

Tweet There was, until Brexit, a long-standing tradition that Prime Ministers who could not get their key policies through parliament felt obliged to resign, usually – but not invariably – to call a general election.  That...

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Following not leading

Tweet The Labour Party has always been a coalition of diverse views, even if the range within which those views diverge has changed over times.  Whilst it’s true that many of the intellectuals involved in its founding had a...

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A majority isn’t enough

Tweet One of last week’s posts talked about the problems of equating ‘democracy’ with simple ‘majority rule’, and argued that there has to be more to democracy than that, particularly in relation to securing and ensuring the...

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