When I was a teenager, I asked my grandfather how it was possible that an entire country fell for crazed mustached fellow and his henchmen. I could not believe how people could have taken the crap those people proposed seriously. I was sure that something else was involved and that a mature society would not fall for this again. How wrong I was – it’s absolutely stupendous. We have not learned a bit. A little virus brought the worst in us out in many solidly democratic countries. And climate extremism does it again.
Boris Johnson's Green Britain has plumbed new depths of humiliating energy poverty, with the revelation that in 2020 Ovo Energy advised customers to exercise and cuddle pets if they couldn't afford to heat their homes.