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... which is to say that it turned against its own lethargy of the past seven years . Thereupon the people picked a leader nearer to their mood , Churchill , who was at any rate able to grasp that wars are not won without ...
... energy the self - made men possessed , and considering that they were buying their way into a class which at any rate had a tradition of public service , one might have expected that able rulers could be produced in some such way .
The shock of disaster brought a few able men like Bevin to the front , but in general we are still commanded by people who managed to live through the years 1931-39 without even discovering that Hitler was dangerous .
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It seems harsh to criticise George Orwell's optimism when he implies that socialism has become inevitable: he was writing in 1941, I thought so in 1980. Sadly, Ronald Reagan, Margaret Thatcher and ... Read full review