Tuesday, March 28, 2006

On slogans

In the U.K., ‘Liberal’ and ‘liberalism’ - in the hands of Cohen, Aaronovitch and their dozy acolytes - are little more than facile terms of abuse, connoting only some Guardian-reading, canapé eating ‘lifestyle’. Print journalism and its blogospheric imitations are littered with such empty facsimiles of once meaningful political terms. Others, fortunately, have a little more facility with language.

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