COMETH THE HOUR, COMETH THE MAN

There must be something about Bloomberg speeches. Tony Blair’s speech this week has caused a furore, about both the man and the hour. Two preliminary comments. He said little new. His view that Brexit was a disastrous mistake and that a second referendum should not be...

SO WHAT DO WE DO NOW?

For the Labour pro-Europeans this must seem about as bad as it gets. But I have news for you. It is going to get worse. The Brexit we will get is a Tory Brexit and, contrary to the weasel words of Sir Kier Starmer, Mrs. May will indeed dare to bring back to the...

THE AGONY OF ST. PENELOPE

The troubles of Penelope Fillon would require the art of a Bernini or a Tintoretto to do them justice. While one may have a few shreds of sympathy for the lady in question, it would take a heart of stone not to smile just a little at the unfolding saga which is now...