the socialist womb.....

"For long-term prisoners, time stands still. The world that they remember is the one that they left behind when they were imprisoned. They fear bewilderment by the new and foreign world into which they will be thrust, and for which no preparation can adequately prepare them. Their powers of adaptation have been destroyed or at least much reduced by prolonged institutionalisation. Better the incarceration they know than the freedom they don't."
Theodore Dalrymple
For a moment there I thought he was writing about Labor voters.....

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