Quote of the week

There was a third group in Conservative student politics, those who who followed the the traditionzal agenda of the parties right wing. They had no time for libertarian ideas and favoured a more authoritarian outlook to shape society as it they thought it should be. … For some reason we never discovered this group was termed the ‘shits’

Think  Tank: The story of the Adam Smith Institue by Madsen Pirie, page 68 (describing the factions in the Young Conservatives in the ’80’s. Some things haven’t changed much….)

 

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