A piece focusing on the negotiation process of leaving the EU, and how UK’s team has been comprehensively outmanoeuvred by their Brussels counterparts.
An eye-opening interview with the man who bankrolled the Leave.EU campaign – confident and ambitious as ever with plans to run for Parliament, a new politics website, and a transatlantic alliance with President Trump’s Chief Strategist Steve Bannon. Conversation turns most interestingly to his views on Russia.
Nigel Farage manages to consume over 17 units of alcohol in a single lunch over the course of this interview. The encounter takes on an increasingly surreal character, punctuated as it is with outlandish pronouncements – “This is what they tell me – these people who come in and want jobs. I should feminise.”
James Madison, 4th President of the United States, wrote this essay on how to mitigate the “mischiefs of faction” in government in 1787. He noted the need to find balance – “In the first place, it is to be remarked that, however small the republic may be, the representatives must be raised to a certain number, in order to guard against the cabals of a few; and that, however large it may be, they must be limited to a certain number, in order to guard against the confusion of a multitude.” http://www.bit.ly/yale-madison