You’ve got to be taught to hate and the hard left are excellent teachers

“You’ve got to be taught before it’s too late, before you are six or seven or eight, to hate all the people your relatives hate, you’ve got to be carefully taught!”

Those words, penned by Oscar Hammerstein II in the musical South Pacific, regularly spring to mind these days. Politics is uglier than is has been for some years. It’s always been a brutal business, and so it should be. When decisions affecting millions of people are being taken, there should be robust debate. But since Jeremy Corbyn became leader of the Labour Party, the Marxist left has once again found its voice. Continue reading “You’ve got to be taught to hate and the hard left are excellent teachers”