Happy Birthday John Stuart Mill, 200 Years Old Today

Guido thinks that with our civil liberties disappearing in the war on terror that we should turn to and celebrate the writings of John Stuart Mill. Grumpy Gordon Brown didn’t speak for Guido when he claimed that “most of us reject both Mill’s extreme view of liberty and, more recently, a crude libertarianism”.

Guido is a very definitely a crude libertarian.

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Quote of the Day

John McDonnell tells the Gallery/Lobby lunch what the priest told him to do…

‘He persuaded me to do this. He said you need to soften your image. So do Mumsnet and do this…. I’m trying to soften my image.’


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