September 11, 2012

Cameron Risks Tearing UK from Its Past

Mary Riddell, Daily Telegraph

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Like magpies, political rivals plunder the shiny remnants of the Olympics. For the Conservatives, the new business minister, Michael Fallon, exhorts Britain to salute wealth creators as “Olympian champions”, rather than clobbering the rich with higher taxes. At the TUC conference, the outgoing general secretary, Brendan Barber, claims the Games are a monument to the power of the state.

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