CSM EDITORIAL The Labour Conference was weak fare. A party split by Brexit, feuds between Trotskyites and Blairites and a leader who has been reduced to changing his spectacles every couple of weeks just in case they give him a new look which some might mistake as Prime Ministerial. Every now and again the electable facade slipped – nationalising cutting-edge drug companies (pharmaceuticals are one … Continue reading Expect a Boris Bounce
BY TIM DAWSON “Bollocks to Brexit!” they screamed. “Bollocks to Brexit!” This was less a conference, more a collective breakdown. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, with sandals and vegan salads. For three days, the Liberal (not that they’re liberal) Democrats (not that they’re democrats) tore up Bournemouth – and democracy. Their headline act was Guy Verhofstadt. Verhofstadt, as readers will know, is a deluded … Continue reading The Real Lib Dem Führer
CSM EDITORIAL Guy Verhofstadt is currently running to take over as EU Commissioner from Jean Claude Juncker when he retires in November. He let the cat out of the bag by saying that the EU needs to get rid of the unanimity principle and remove the veto that member states currently have in order to make rules about things like migration. He thinks that they … Continue reading Verhofstadt’s Hellish Vision
BY NICK PEARCE So Guy Verhofstadt has said that support for the European Union has increased since Brexit because EU citizens are not “as stupid as the Brits”. This seems a tad peculiar for a man whose face unfortunately stands out in a crowd, who holidays in Devon. Even odder considering he intends to be in Britain on Friday to knock on doors with Liberal … Continue reading Milkshake for Verhofstadt?