Tuesday, November 23, 2004

Proud of Britain

Via Backword Dave I see the Labour Party has a new site (and I think a new rod for its back) in its

"Why are you proud of Britain"

site. So far about seven people, some semi-famous have given their reasons, many of which appear to be an (often inaccurate) modern version of what Orwell complained about in 19th century literature,

when it was accepted as a kind of scientific fact that one Englishman was the equal of three foreigners