Further to my and colleague’s thoughts on this Coalition, it is a source of some comfort that Simon Heffer and, especially, Gerald Warner are so frothingly opposed. I usually refrain from commenting on Warner, as my view is that he is more to be pitied than censured, but there is something splendidly barking about a man who can write the following with anything resembling a straight face:
The first and most evident fact is that we are witnessing the genesis of a truly appalling regime, even measured against the standards of those that preceded it. Something hideous and unclean is emerging from the chrysalis.
Quick Nurse! The screens!