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Matthew Parris

How Jeremy Corbyn could destroy the Tories (yes, really)

British conservatism is at least three parties. And we might have a better debate if they were separate

8 August 2015

9:00 AM

8 August 2015

9:00 AM

‘Why this sudden restlessness, this confusion?’ asked C.P. Cavafy in his poem ‘Waiting for the Barbarians’:

Because night has fallen and the barbarians have not come.
And some who have just returned from the border say
there are no barbarians any longer.
And now, what’s going to happen to us without barbarians?
They were, those people, a kind of solution.



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