When Politics Becomes Religion

Anna Soubry has been vilified for her anti-Brexit stance. Photo Parliament TV

“Politics,” someone is supposed to have said, “is the art of the possible.” Religion, however, is about faith and belief. The seemingly impossible can come true if you adopt the correct patterns of behaviour, including some that seem irrational to non-believers.

The first statement held true throughout most of my adult life, at least in what has come to be known as the developed world. As recently as last year…

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Frank Parker

Frank Parker

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Frank is a retired Engineer from England now living in Ireland. He is trying to learn and share the lessons of history.