Next week, London is hosting the 20G Summit.
Leaders from different countries and different parties will have to accept that not one of them was able to avoid the current financial crisis.
No one from the left.
No one from the centre.
No one from the right.
So, what’s the role of ideologies in a global world?
Malcolm Muggeridge was right many years ago when he said that:
“We like to persuade ourselves that our leaders betray the trust imposed in them and distort the aspirations of those who elect them.
Actually, they represent us all too exactly.”
And the same with our newspapers.
Our politicians, like our newspapers, are very much like us.