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Chris BertramBBC this morning has Tory MPs asking why people are coming despite France being a "safe country". Well, don't leave it hanging, rhetorically, Tell us about people's actual reasons (family, language) and that the UK actually takes fewer people than France
Law is pretty abstract. Unlike the role of a doctor or a builder, that of a lawyer is difficult to explain to a young mind. When my children eventually ask me about what I do when I “work” (confusingly simultaneously a place I seem to go to and a...
Johnson and Trump’s calamitous handling of the pandemic shows how unfit they are to govern
Chris BertramNick Cohen oblivious to the fact he and other were part of a 20 year culture war around the threat from Islamism that prepared the ground for the populism he deplores. Glenn Reynolds and that whole crew of bloggers exemplify the continuity
As a Polish court makes terminations in case of foetal abnormality illegal, Ann Furedi explains the wider impact
Chris BertramFuredi probably gets access to the Telegraph because the RCP network is normally reliably aligned. Good that the case for reproductive rights (and against the Polish right) gets put so clearly in a RW paper, but commenters are predictably apoplectic.
Chris Bertram@martin_oneill Well they are shit, indeed. But it is easy to forget how many shit MPs there have been in the past, and not just Tory ones. For example, the SDP defector who was too awful for the SDP to adopt