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Hitchens: ‘Why the Left Think They Are Better’

In western politics, the political Left has traditionally seen itself as more progressive and has staked universal claim to the  moral high ground on virtually all social and economic issues. But where does this veneer of moral superiority emanate from? What happens when the emotional and seemingly morally superior argument has to give way to apragmatic considerations?

Watch this segment of the debate where British historian and journalist Peter Hitchens lays out his case, as part of a fascinating exchange with the leader of the Women’s Equality Party Sophie Walker, and LGBT Labour MP, former vicar Chris Bryant, as they attempt to debate what it means to be ‘morally right’ in today’s polity:

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Watch the full panel debate here

SEE MORE COMMENTARY BY PETER HITCHENS HERE

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