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The Inevitable Disappointment of Left Governments from “Writers and Leviathan” in “Fifty Orwell Essays” – George Orwell

November 15th, 2011 · No Comments · Campaigning, Economics, Electoralism, Policy, Politics, Progressive Politics, Writing

Left governments almost invariably disappoint their supporters because, even when the prosperity which they have promised is achievable, there is always need of an uncomfortable transition period about which little has been said beforehand.

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