Janan Ganesh is an intelligent guy so I’ll just assume this tweet was an aberration

by Stephen Tall on May 2, 2013

Janan Ganesh — ex-Economist writer, current FT columnist, frequently intelligent political commentator — tweeted thus this afternoon:

Here’s how I replied:

For a more in-depth dissection of why Janan was talking tosh, here’s my post from last summer: How Jeremy Thorpe (and then Nick Clegg) broke the electoral system

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In addition… Who would have predicted the Labour Party’s total realignment to a business-friendly, centrist party as a (slow) reaction to the Thatcher governments and the general domination of neo-liberal capitalism? Or the death of an actual left-right divide in mainstream politics?

Or the end of Northern Ireland hostilities?

I’ve grown bored of Ganesh’s philosophy-lite remarks. Perhaps his day cravats are a little too tight restricting blood flow to the brain.

by Roger on May 12, 2013 at 12:34 pm. Reply #

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