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    19 July, 2005

    Useful Idiots

    Last week I said I thought Tom Nairn had headed into 'useful idiot' territory.

    Martin Kettle has an article today in the Guardian headed 'Useful idiots have always apologised for terrorists', and says:

    We too face a revolt whose activists are often relatively prosperous young people with a romantic attachment to violence, apologised for by a surprisingly large number of the comfortably disaffected - the people Lenin once called useful idiots.

    Glad to see the same message getting through here.

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