Articles tagged with Roger Scruton
by Sebastian Mann / 16 Mar 2012 15:21
Lefties are naive idealists and right-wingers are callous and self-interested. Politicians are all self-serving careerists and political debate is pointless because you can’t do anything about it anyway.
If you believe in the goodness of people then you’re blind to the fact that ours is a culture of benefit scroungers. If you think that self-interest can sometimes be a positive force, then the poor are your enemy.
These myths smear our political