War etc

‘Useful Idiots’

Melanie Phillips responds to Jonathan Freedland’s article (see post below) with her usual, erm, what do you southerners call it, gusto?

The similarities between these arguments and those mounted in the 1930s, by people who did not grasp the threat posed by Nazi Germany and thought ‘jaw-jaw’ was better than ‘war-war’, are uncanny. These are indeed the all too familiar weasel words of appeasement.