The Left and the power of passive agression

Eilis O’Hanlon argues that whereas a previous Catholic right political project proved ludicrously ineffectual, the European left is much more effective in asserting passive agressive power. She cites the summary blocking of Rocco Buttiglione for the post of EU commissioner for justice, liberty and security for, in effect, recounting his (mainstream Catholic) belief that homosexuality is a sin.

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