In Hampstead, they hope it’s not true

Screen Shot 2013-03-01 at 02.15.54Dalrymple writes:

A distinguished foreign correspondent for the BBC…wanted to…ask me: Did I make it all up? It was a question I have been asked many times by middle-class liberal intellectuals, who presumably hope that the violence, neglect and cruelty, the contorted thinking, the…hopelessness and the…nihilism that I describe…are…figments of a fevered imagination.

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