The History of Leith

October 11, 2006

One has to belong to the intelligentsia to believe things like that

“One has to belong to the intelligentsia to believe things like that. No ordinary man could be such a fool.”

THE Prime Minister’s speech to Quadrant’s 50th anniversary dinner last week has rightly mesmerised Herald columnists. Miranda Devine praised it as a timely blast against the countercultural left; Michael Duffy claimed it was Howard’s bid to leave a more compelling intellectual legacy; Mike Carlton dismissed it as triumphal braying to stuffed-shirt conservatives; and Anne Summers thought it ignored the plight of minorities.for more click here

(Editor-Although Australian it can be applied to any country)

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