The stiff upper lip belongs to a Britain that is no more

British and many other European popular media — whether we are concerned with the web, television or legacy categories such as the Press — are given over to ‘raw, undigested emotionalism‘, says Dalrymple.

Weeping, wailing and gnashing of teeth in public are almost compulsory if one does not wish to appear indifferent to the sufferings of others. Sobs are the ultimate argument.

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