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John Ward – The Saturday Essay: How The Power Mania Of A Whoring Political Class Is Killing Common Sense – 22 February 2014

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Far from being common, sound sense is nearly extinct

Why, I wonder, do we call a vital resource in such short supply, common sense? I watched last night (on various news channels in order to protect my brain) as the EU’s foreign ministers (not including us of course, because we’re no longer worth it) beamed smiles and shook hands between two sets of rivals, both of whom left the session despising the other side every bit as much as they had beforehand. Afterwards, the Polish foreign minister came out to tell the throng of news idiots that everyone had compromised but Ukraine was now moving closer to Europe again. Continue reading