Conservative Woman readers

In response to Patrick Benham-Crosswell: Get a grip on defence, Mrs May, and unite the party, Reborn wrote:

Ultimately, the only reason for the existence of the nation state is for defending its taxpayers from threats from overseas or within that state.

Defence and policing are the sine qua non of any state.

The desirables of education, healthcare etc, must be secondary, or that state will cease to exist before long.