Manchester Square

“Our next Prime Minister will now almost certainly be Boris Johnson. He himself now seems the only man who can stop this from happening”

“Standpoint will never proselytise or push a party line—but at the same time there should be no no-go areas for a magazine such as ours. Too many other titles seem unwilling to stray out of their comfort zone.”

The removal from public office of Britain’s best-known philosopher and perhaps the English-speaking world’s leading conservative thinker was particularly disquieting

The sickness of virtue-signalling is not confined to the woke Left, but has taken hold of our body politic as a whole

“What the years since the Brexit referendum have shown is what happens when political leaders are forced to implement a decision which they do not believe in and do not understand: they make a hash of it”

‘It is generally a bad idea for a magazine to spend too much time talking about itself. But this month is an exception.’

“There was nothing unavoidable about the predicament in which the United Kingdom now finds itself”

‘It is one of the joys of editing a magazine that, if it is good enough, great writers occasionally descend from Parnassus to contribute. Bob Conquest was one’

“What has alarmed many people is the revelation that the Labour Party is now led by a man who sees no place for a Jewish state and has no time for British Jews who defend such a state”

“V.S. Naipaul is an irreparable loss, but his astonishingly rich and varied corpus of works will live on to nourish the hearts and minds of posterity”