Author: Borthlas

Rees-Mogg’s little helper

Tweet I can think of no good reason in principle for opposing Corbyn’s call for a return to ‘making things’ in the UK rather than depending on cheap labour elsewhere.  He’s not alone in believing that the UK economy has...

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Comments – an apology

TweetFor some reason, there has been a problem with comments on this blog, as a result of which none were published for a while.  I think that this has now been rectified, but apologise to those who contributed their thoughts...

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Avoiding the argument

Tweet Being a fair-minded soul, I’ll accept that the MP for the 18th Century didn’t actually say, as he has been accused of doing, that we would have to wait 50 years for the benefits of Brexit to be realised.  What he did...

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Boris, Tinkerbell and Brexit

Tweet The way in which politicians use words is often less about communicating a message than it is about framing the terms of a debate and trying to present things in a different light.  There were two classic examples from the...

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