I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie. I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave. And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.
H. L. Mencken
Tony Blair has been speaking in Sedgefield, his old parliamentary constituency, on the subject of this country’s membership of the European Union.
In regard to the opening paragraph, since when have we, the people, actually been asked what are our ambitions as a nation, who we think we are or want to be, or even where we want to go – to which the answer is never as we have always been told all three by some wannabe dictator under the guise of democracy.