The nation indeed generally looks to the discussions in Parliament to enlighten it as to the effect of Bills . But in this case neither party , as a party , could speak out . Many , perhaps most of the intelligent Conservatives ...
We have had no such previous discussions as should guide our expectations from the Reform Bill , nor such as under ordinary circumstances we should have had . Nor does the experience of the last election much help us .
... topics the discussion of which in the only form in which that discussion reaches their ear will be to make them think that some new law can make them comfortable — that it is the present law which makes them uncomfortable — that ...
... and the Lords have only to go back to the good path in which he directed them . The events of 1870 caused much discussion upon life pecrages , and we have gained this great step , that whereas the former leader of the Tory ...
Recent discussions have also brought into curious prominence another part of the Constitution . I said in this book that it would very much surprise people if INTRODUCTION TO THE SECOND EDITION . xxxvii.
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Politics have not changed much since the 19th century. The main difference is that now elites hide their fear and contempt of the lower class. My insecurities aside, insightful essays that remain relevant. Leer comentario completo
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Walter Bagehot was editor of the Economist and his name is still on the weekly page about England. This book describes the English Constitution and compares it favorably with the United States Constitution. Leer comentario completo