Backbench fools follow lead of media lemmings
Published 28/03/2010 | 05:00
The best lack all conviction, while the worst
Are full of passionate intensity.
W B Yeats was far too fond of fascistic leaders like Benito Mussolini and Eoin O'Duffy. But his lines about a body politic, where good people lack core convictions and partisan people are full of pointless fury, ring true in this recession.