I have always enjoyed Gerald Warner’s journalism. He is well-informed and witty, and he is splendidly reactionary, breathing the air of the most ancien of anciens regimes. I have always assumed that he believes that the passing of the Great Reform Bill in 1832 was a terrible blunder, evidence of the crumbling of civilization. So it comes as a surprise to find him, in his writing for Reaction, coming out as a Man of the People, declaring that the result of the 2016 referendum is irrevocable, now and forever more Amen… “The voters of Britain have given their clear instructions to their servants, the members of the House of Commons, and some of these insubordinate servants are refusing to obey their instructions.”
Daily Briefing: The Bank of England has made an unprecedented intervention in a bid to calm the financial chaos unleashed by the Chancellor’s mini-maxi budget.