Manifestos… |

Pile it high, sell it quick politics.

“The past was alterable. The past never had been altered. Oceania was at war with Eastasia. Oceania had always been at war with Eastasia.”   George Orwell “1984”

​So, this week, we’ve had the publication of a number of manifestos and a “leader’s debate”. In between we have the multiple soundbites and three word couplets that have become the party leader mantras. Theresa May has a single couplet, while Jeremy Corbyn has two; strong and stable, as opposed to for the many not the few. It seems premised on the proposition that if said enough it will be the…

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