Bloody shovel

Don't call it a spade


Is a lost art.

It shouldn’t be though. In the age of Youtube, good speeches are more relevant then they used to be. Such a complete punch in the face to the liberal order as Brexit only happened because a big chunk of the British elite was able to make its case with this kind of eloquence.

We got much to learn.


6 responses to “Rhetoric

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  2. bork June 26, 2016 at 19:14

    You don’t like it but it’s the truth. Britain’s economy is also shrinking as a share of the world economy, and it will continue to shrink because of demographic pressure.

    • spandrell June 26, 2016 at 22:35

      Not saying I agree with Hannan; but the guy can give a speech.

      At any rate the UK can now potentially do something about demographics, more so than subject to EU meddling.

      • R. June 29, 2016 at 08:27

        The problem with UK demographics isn’t Poles, but Pakistanis or blacks.

        Also, it is not so much EU meddling which draws migrants, but rather welfare systems .Czech Republic has a shortage of labour, but the only immigrants who bother to show up are Ukrainians and Vietnamese. Seems for anyone else, working for 4€ per hour is just too beneath them.

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