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From books to social media bans to ‘non-crime hate incidents’, we live in an increasingly censorious society.
The state is indirectly attacking an individual who has received death threats rather than take action against those threatening him.
Couldn’t Book at Bedtime choose one of the 99,999 other novels or short stories that won’t fuel the wish-fulfilment of the empathetically stunted?
The Iron Curtain crumbled in Eastern Europe. De Klerk took power in South Africa. The birth of the internet loomed…and the beginning of the end loomed for Mrs Thatcher.
Even accounting for the scale of the domestic economic storm engulfing the UK, the lack of focus on international issues in this leadership contest has been surprising, given the prominence placed on defining a post-Brexit ‘Global Britain’ by leading Tories