A ferocious, inveterate enemy of freedom

Screen Shot 2014-01-01 at 04.16.50It might be argued, writes Dalrymple, that in a demotic age politicians must consent to indignities if they are to be elected.

If so, it is hardly surprising that we repeatedly elect nonentities distinguished only for their ambition and relentless pursuit of office. Unfortunately, mediocrity and ambition often combine with vast self-regard; and there is no better example of it than Tony Blair.

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  • Kiljoy  On May 19, 2015 at 07:34

    But oh how the mediocre are falling.

    That selfie…

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