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Reader’s comment: Move out into the real world

In response to Lee Rotherham: Civil service dissidents must rout the Remainers, Colkitto03 wrote: ‘An elite that had lost its nerve’. Such true words, Lee. The seventies look to all of us today as an economic madhouse of a decade. We were badly ruled by an elite that had no confidence in themselves or their […]

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Reader’s comment: The truly disadvantaged

In response to A thought for today: The rooms they are a-changing, by Ann Farmer, PutinCooksSocks wrote: You make a very good point about disabled people, Ann. How many decades have these people, who are genuinely disadvantaged, fought for basic decency? How must it feel for them to see one man in a dress throwing […]

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Reader’s comment: So much for civilisation

In response to Caroline Farrow: The disturbing questions raised by poor little Elsie, Busy Mum wrote: We don’t have tsunamis or earthquakes or wars or famines, all of which deprive children of their natural parents. We don’t have epidemics like Spanish flu. We have a Welfare State. Yet this ‘civilised’ western country produces so many […]

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Reader’s comment: Civil equals civilised

In response to Jake Scott: The curious conservatism of the student Left, UKCitizen wrote: ‘Manners Maketh Man’ If you cannot discuss or debate something without resorting to insults then you should keep quiet, for you have lost the argument before you begin. The Left’s new-found so-called conservatism is not the same as the old. It […]

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Reader’s Comment: Lost in the post-feminism

In response to Kathy Gyngell The final front in the war on men, Muttley wrote: As a woman who is in disagreement with the current form of post-feminist nastiness, I understand that I too am up for re-education, as I am suffering from ‘internalised misogyny’. I’m far from being alone though. I read in the […]

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Reader’s Comment: Women behaving correctly

In response to Laura Perrins: Sex scandal? No, an attempted coup, Grumpy wrote: New rules for women in Westminster: 1. Never be alone with one man – at least four persons of mixed gender and sexual preferences to be present at all times; 2. No woman to appear in revealing clothing or have her hair, […]

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