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TCW’s top ten blogs of the week

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IN CASE you missed any of our ten most-read blogs of last week, here they are for you again – and well worth the read.

Laura Perrins: Covid fascists are demonising the non-vaccinated

Peter Lloyd: Covid toll versus 2020 lockdown damage – the stats don’t lie

Neil McCarthy: This endless lockdown cycle grows more sinister by the day

Karen Harradine: The Tories have turned into Bill Gates’s lapdogs

Daniel Miller: Hitchens v Hodges – sense v nonsense

Ben Mildred: Christians unite against this lockdown madness

Sonia Elijah: It’s high time Europe’s lockdown rebellion spread to Britain

Gary Oliver: Who’s to blame for hospital Covid infections? Not our sainted NHS!

Frederick Edward: Modern life, and why I despise it

Laura Perrins: Say No to state-sponsored child abuse

Party tribalism is said to be so strong in Britain that Labour loyalists would vote for a donkey if it wore a red rosette (and the same goes for a Tory, if the donkey were in blue). Yet, as Alexander McKibbin rightly pointed out this week, ‘there seems nothing thicker than a cigarette paper dividing the two main political parties’.

In his article, ‘Mediocrity and consensus: the enemies of democracy’, McKibbin draws attention not only to the lack of meaningful differences between the two parties, but also the widespread lack of experience among their parliamentary representatives. These bland, cut-out figures will be chosen again and again in a continuous cycle (though with different faces) because, as McKibbin writes, ‘we will go into the next general election with the same tired choices, the same tired faces, the same tired ideas’.

Isn’t it about time we stopped granting these tired parties our support?

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Michael Curzon
Michael Curzon is Sunday Editor at The Conservative Woman and Editor of Bournbrook Magazine.

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