The simple fact is that, despite its lofty goals, it repeatedly fails to live up to the values and standards it was set up to defend.
It wasn’t supposed to be like this. After winning the largest majority for any political party since 2001 Boris Johnson was, by now, supposed to be well on his way to redefining Brexit Britain. In some alternate reality we are all sat on Twitter debating the early ingredients of ‘Johnson-ism’: reform the civil service; ‘level-up’ […]
The authors of a new book trace the enduring influence of American Puritanism, and explain how the President appeals to it.