Friday marks the end of the beginning of the Brexit battle

By Dr Alan Mendoza

One of Winston Churchill’s many gifts was his ability to summon the force of his rhetoric as a means of divining the feeling of the British nation.

His passionate invocations in the dark days of the summer of 1940, when the UK stood alone against the Nazi menace, were masterpieces of fighting spirit, helping to reignite the spark of national resistance that many felt had been lost in the 1930s.

But perhaps his cleverest intervention occurred two years later, at the Lord Mayor’s Luncheon in Mansion House, on 10 November 1942.

 

Read the full article in City A.M.

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