We smugly boast of Magna Carta

Peter Hitchens says that the quiet collapse of English liberty has left us all powerless against the state.

An excerpt from his article in the Mail on Sunday. This is a must read.

“This country (UK) is now in the grip of a permanent inquisition into the past. It can never really end, or find out the truth, because there is no objective test of it. Many of those being investigated are dead.

The only effect of it is to discredit and undermine what is left of our institutions, from Parliament to the police.

Do people have any idea how much our civilisation depends on trust, or of what will happen when it is gone?”

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