Making Dacre a peer would do more to get the Lords in touch with ordinary people than any reform scheme proposed by the usual suspects.
A Platonic Guardian must reach a view on the conduct of a Homeric warrior – one whose passions are, in the view of her fellow guardians, trashing the state.
But beware, Prime Minister: there is no divine right of parties any more than there was a divine right of kings.
Such is the logic of the new Justice Secretary’s appointment – and the combative stance of the Attorney-General.
The new channel’s critics don’t understand the difference between impartiality, which is required, and bias, which is not.
His critics display the close-mindedness that they falsely suspect in him. Indeed, you won’t find a less partisan man.
Dacre has said that he “would die in a ditch defending it as a great civilising force”, and Moore grasps the Corporation’s original Reithian mission.
Today’s choice is between Marxist extremists and a Conservative Government different from its predecessors only in that it wants to leave the European Union.
Today’s Daily Mail confirms that, under Geordie Grieg, its editorial policy has shifted. Clean Brexit supporters are short of a committed backer that counts.
The former’s readership has risen. The latter’s leadership is changing. What will this and other changes mean for our political culture?
For 26 years, the Daily Mail’s editor ensured his newspaper was a loudhailer for a quiet majority – and he inspired love and loathing along the way.
The Lord Chancellor has enraged the judiciary by not speaking up for it in what it saw as an hour of need.
We are not living in the United States, and must not allow judges to determine our future. The concluding piece in our mini-series on judicial power.
The campaign against the paper is not so much about a headline last week, but about shifting the balance of media power to the left.