I can’t believe I’m the first to comment on this gem, seven years on. But the passing of time has only made Dan’s prescience and insight more telling.
All Daniel Hannan’s profound insight into neoliberal economics, the EU, and the relation between wealth and deregulated finance is contained in this piece. And I, for one, cite it again and again and again.
‘Of course, the Victorians would have covered up the legs.’
‘Dear God, is there ever any good news?’
‘That’s Mummy and Daddy
and Daddy’s bit on the side.’
‘Sorry, do you mind if we change the subject? I’m uncomfortable not talking about immigration.’
‘Teddy’s lactose-intolerant. Do you have any imaginary soya milk?’
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