Muscular Liberalism, If It Means Anything, Is Never Having To Say You're Sorry
What about anti-Americanism, anti-Britishnessism, anti-westernism, anti-enlightenmentism, and anti-British-jobs-for-British-workersism?
That all comes under the handy, catch-all term Fascism.
Well, where's the nuance in that, for Rusbridger's sake?
Nuance? I don't hold with it - I stick rigidly to Orwell's advice on the proper naming of gardening tools.That's why I always call a spade, unlike some who would no doubt call a spade a weapon of imperialist destruction to be used upon innocent worms, or some such nonsense.
"A spade a spade", that is. You see how easy it is to drift into the realms of linguistic inexactitude?
Easier still to use the post delete function, to which you must have access. But that would be consigning unpleasant facts to the Orwellian memory hole rather than facing them...
It sounds nicer than "call a black person a spade", which is current American practice.
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