Thursday, March 04, 2004

Melanie Phillips's Diary: Jacobin-lite: "They don't have the courage to espouse an avowedly republican agenda. Instead, we're getting republicanism by stealth, or institutional Jacobinism -- a kind of pathological reflex action to do away with 1000 years of history, in their continuing and desperate attempt to give themselves an ideology of 'modernity' -- simply for want of any better ideas." Melanie Phillips on Blair's government in the light of Blunket's faux pas wrt the Crown Prosecution Service.

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