For this is what I think the UK government has now done.
Of course there are others among us who do not see that countries can lose their youth and thus their futures.
Thus, for those who see it – and particularly those that don’t, I think this short summary from the Turkish journalist, Ece Temelkuran, of her book ‘How to Lose a Country’ – in which she outlines the seven steps to dictatorship: is all too relevant:
Any relation that the descriptions of those steps bear to the UK’s current situation is, of course, purely incidental….
….And on which subject, those who have been appalled, as I have, about Police conduct in Bristol in the last week should go to the local news service, ‘Bristol Cable’ for the shaming detail.