Jamie Whyte writes for Conservative Home
This may seem shocking. How can so many people be willing to vote for socialism – a political system under which governments invariably end up impoverishing and imprisoning their citizens?
But a glance across the UK’s political landscape makes it less surprising. Which party makes the case for free markets? Certainly not the SNP, Greens, Plaid Cymru or UKIP. And nor, any longer, do the Conservatives. Which means that no one does. The rise of socialist ideology in is no more surprising than the Tories’ retreat from economic liberalism.
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