and not to our knees.
Euro elections and some local councils: 6.6% of those who voted fell for the bnp line. And the Labour Party is at its lowest for 100 years. But I have to remember this feeling from 1979 when the Tories swept in. It may have taken 18 years to get back into Downing Street, but meanwhile local politics was where it was at, with truly radical and (oh please) irreversible changes happening at Town Hall level – all those equalities issues that are now ordinary, came through the shifting democracies in local government.
When we arrived at work that 1979 day, the sense of doom prevailed. But older-and-wiser Liz Cooper – where are you Liz? – snapped at us, get over this wallowing. This should bring us to our feet, not to our knees. I’m trying.
“When I despair, I remember that all through history the ways of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants, and murderers, and for a time they can seem invincible, but in the end they always fall. Think of it–always.” — Mahatma Gandhi