A stirring address this evening by the editor of Spiked and a leader in the push-back against political correctness in all forms. The most unlikely venue you could imagine but full marks to the Menzies Research Centre for doing something different. Check them out!
Hardly anyone knew about Catallaxy, where is our goddam PR and Marketing Division?
Brendan O’Neill is strong on all the right (correct) things and that is the main thing. I think he could be more generous about Trump; he is a lot more than just “better than the alternative”. We all know there is a Good Trump and a Bad Trump and the Good Trump has exceeded expectations.
Brendan’s Marxism has apparently stuck to him in the form of a sentimental attachment to the revolutionary forces of 1848 and even the French Revolution. People of good will can disagree about these things but that better not get in the way of the things we need to do in partnership.
We have to get to people in all demographics and all walks of life, so we need a lot of messages on the same themes crafted for different audiences. Time spent trading insults does nothing and time spent in furious agreement likewise unless it is directed to doing new things or junking things that are not working.