Democratic socialists, republicans, feminists, anti-racists, egalitarians are in for a bad year.
Worrying? Surely, this is good news?
Well, no. You see, the person making that prediction is none other than Yasmin Alibhai-Brown. And she’s hardly ever right about anything…
After all, the very same article contains these gems:
“Next year it’ll be 40 years since I landed here. London is my place, my home, and I feel a slow-growing attachment to England in particular and Britain too.”
“New surveys show the upper- class Tories in government are more trusted than Labour.”
“In the House of Lords some Peers are there just for the kudos, and a number used cash and influence to get in. The nation feels no shame about any of that.”
“Victorian values are back and so too Thatcherism. And right on cue here comes the compelling Meryl Streep in a new, heartstring-pulling movie about Mrs Thatcher that shows her to be a woman having to fight to make it in a man’s world – mother, icon, saviour of the nation. This woman did nothing for women…”
“The nation turns away from progressive politics. The right owns government, culture and media, including the Blogosphere.”
See what I mean?