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.
‘These acceptance speeches go on far too long.’
‘...it’s just that some away games can be so time-consuming.’
‘You have abandonment issues.’