The unhinging of political language from reason

Bredan O’Neill comes in again:

“Having retired political life, having relinquished political language, having retreated from the sphere of ideology to the comfort of expertise and technocracy, they now lack the political resources to deal with change, or even to understand it. And so they see terror and horror — and fascism — where in fact there is simply a political confrontation, a revolt; where there is only the business of politics.”

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