Britain’s Formal Apologies

        Political leaders are to be commended when they acknowledge the State’s responsibilities for misdemeanor and criminality. However the process seems selective – some events merit contrition, but not others…   David Cameron apology over Hillsborough cover-up, September 2012: “Mr Cameron told the House of Commons the panel found the safety of…

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Tory politics -no unity within; no understanding without

Like the good old Duke of York, the Tories are sometimes marching up the hill, and sometimes down again thus (i) sending out confused signals within the ranks, and (ii) obfuscating the facts Confused signals The Guardian, 23 February 2008: “David Cameron found himself at odds with Jewish leaders yesterday when he appeared to dismiss…