Monday, February 18, 2019

Free thinking anti-establishment, Irish style

Saturday, February 16, 2019

A long way from Sir Humphrey

The FT on the interministerial feuding between defence and exchequer as a Philip Hammond China trip implodes:

Claims Mr [Gavin] Williamson's speech had disrupted planning for chancellor's trip this weekend were "total bollocks", according to a person close to the Ministry of Defence.

Sunday, February 10, 2019

Quote of the Day

In the Financial Times, Simon Kuper discusses the perceived commonalities between Trumpism and Brexit --

Weakling neighbours that we bullied in the glorious past — Mexico and Ireland — will bow down again if shouted at hard enough.