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.
‘Are you going to be much longer, Daddy? I’m trying to get to sleep.’
‘If you only knew what sacrifices your father is having to make to put you through university.’
‘Some of us are, quite literally, fat cats.’
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