"Those who see the Last Night of the Proms as a kind of cultural Stalingrad are full of misplaced optimism – the Left play the long game". Andrew Cadman offers a view from the Right.
America has ‘all the bases set’ for civil war, says Douglas Murray in conversation with James Delingpole.
Central to Murray’s thesis is that America’s divides have grown so big that there are now competing versions of history, even to the extent that the founding date of America is 1619 – the date the first slave arrived – rather than 1776. An astonishing 70 per cent of liberals want the US constitution to be rewritten.
Pundits love to catastrophise of course, and even coming from the sober and highly respected Murray, such an analysis would have been rejected as somewhat excitable just a few months ago. It is fair to say that with the cycle of ever-escalating violence, one is less certain of that today.
Could it happen here? In November 2016, I wrote a blog for TCW based on Kevin Phillips’s The Cousins’ Wars on the numerous historical occasions when the divisions within America and Britain got so great that each side had far more in common with their compatriots across the Atlantic than within their own country... Keep reading on The Conservative Woman