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The bullying milkmaids of sentimental brutality — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

 

Theodore Dalrymple once wrote that sentimentality is “the progenitor, the godparent, the midwife of brutality” and that the root cause of our contemporary cultural poverty is intellectual dishonesty. He finds more than enough of both in Justin Trudeau, Jacinda Ardern, and their godfather Tony Blair. But their smug sentimentality he traces all the way back…

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