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You don’t have to be right wing to go bonkers – but it helps

The following is a guest post by the Rev Dr Peter Mullen, Hon. Chaplain of The Freedom Association 

Rev-Peter-Mullen_(2)_.pngThere are great platefuls of tripe being served up by what is called “the new right.” I don’t know anything about the new right – unless the phrase is a tautologous self-definition by the people who are serving up the platefuls of tripe. Let me be specific…

The flavour of this tripe is that we are sliding into a new totalitarianism. Now, I think there has been an excess of new regulations and bossy restrictions during this long Covid emergency. I might even agree with those who say the government has overdone these. Worse - for me anyway – is that the government has been, and remains, incoherent in its administration of its regulations and restrictions. One minute they say one thing, and the next the opposite.

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