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.
‘This is what I was dreading — not having to fly home.’
‘I wish you’d get a job at GCHQ — then you might actually start to listen to me.’
‘Apart from your generation’s over-inflated sense of self-worth, what else makes you the best candidate for this vacancy?’
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