It seldom occurs to this author that the best way to deal with fashionable absurdities is to laugh at them, and trust in the public’s common sense.
The sparing of Rhodes’s statue, and the rows at Jesus College Cambridge and the National Trust, suggest conservatives are fighting back.
Heavy-handed state interventions often end up backfiring and curtailing liberty – they’re no substitute for people power.
We should be able to choose whether we support the BBC with our wallets – the economic case for licence fees has evaporated.
Sprinklers offer a sensible way to protect our historic buildings. But they are not being installed.
The electorate are less and less convinced by such arguments about party identity and destiny. Far underground, the tectonic plates are moving.
There has been radio silence from CCHQ since 2014. Any organisation that won’t declare a figure has the smell of decay about it.
I’m certain the change will yield many prizes, and chief amongst them must be taking back control of our own mountains, beaches, moors and marshes.