“Can Rishi Sunak Save the Economy from Covid-19?” asked the BBC at the beginning of the coronavirus lockdown. The tweet and accompanying video (which featured the Chancellor “literally handing cash to a line of unemployed people”) portrayed Sunak as Superman and was swiftly withdrawn after a torrent of users accused the BBC of state propaganda.Read Full Article
Most of you will be aware of Milton’s timeless quote “Better to reign in Hell than serve in Heaven”.
But when it comes to Jacob Rees-Mogg and the Vote Leave cabal at the centre of the current government, the full quote is instructive. Milton’s Lucifer, anti-hero of Paradise Lost, announces:
“Here we may reign secure; and in my choice
To reign is worth ambition though in Hell:
Better to reign in Hell than serve in Heaven.”Read Full Article