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In 1925, Churchill officially rejoined the Conservative Party in Britain. In a speech in 1926, in “strongly working-class Bolton”, he says:
Let them abandon the utter fallacy, the grotesque, erroneous, fatal blunder of believing that by limiting the enterprise of man, by riveting the shackles of a false equality upon the efforts of all the different forms and different classes of human enterprise, they will increase the well-being of the world.
I think he had the right of it, and this was before the horrors of the Stalinist famines and purges.Published in