The option to “merely sit” is not available at present, since there is currently a battle of ideas between conservatism and its foes, and also one taking place within conservative thought itself.
He believed Conservatism is not a political system, but “a way of looking at civic social order.”
Above all, we need to focus on the strategic picture. Throughout the world democracy, human rights and the rule of law are under pressure.
The fundamental premise of Trumpism, namely that globalisation is bad for ordinary people, is false.
As Attorney General, he is telling his Cabinet colleagues what any proposals for a deal really mean – even if that’s inconvenient for Downing Street.