Monday, July 25, 2011
2011: The year we took on the unaccountable elites
This article of mine appears in today's First Post.
Neil Clark: The people are fighting back - even Charles Moore wonders if ‘the Left may actually be right’
Suppose you had read an article on January 1, 2011 predicting that popular uprisings would topple President Hosni Mubarak of Egypt and seriously threaten a whole host of other long-established and corrupt Arab regimes; that the Murdoch media empire would be facing meltdown, with Rupert Murdoch himself humiliated by a custard-pie thrower at a Commons select committee hearing; and that bookies would be offering odds of 6-1 in July that David Cameron would be the next member of the government to quit.
You would have dismissed the author of the piece as a fantasist. What on earth is going on?
You can read the whole of the article here.