‘We admire the Paralympians because they chose not to sulk or retreat into self-pity, or to use their problem as an excuse.’
No, says Peter Hitchens. It’s a ‘sentimental belief’ that’s come back to haunt us…
When it comes to the damage that cannabis can do Peter Hitchens asks are we soft in the head?
Don’t think of them as sick. Punish them as criminals.
A success – but now let’s employ and pay them
‘It’s public, ie private, schoolboys and girls wot won them’
‘We’re firmly in the grip of glorious delusions’.
‘In a properly-run country, wanting a gun would automatically disqualify you from ever owning one.’
‘The Mau Mau were vile, but so was the British response to them’.
‘When did we turn into a nation of snivelling losers?’