One of the great timeless political adages is Samuel Johnson’s remark that ‘patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel’. And in a far-sighted nuance to this early political soundbite, he added that the true patriot is motivated not by a love of national institutions such as monarchy, but the greater collective good of the whole nation....
|Place of Publication||Newcastle|
|Publication status||Published - 6 May 2016|
Benneworth, P. S. (Author). (2016). Beware the patriotism peddled by scoundrels at home and abroad. Web publication/site, Newcastle: ChronicleLive. Retrieved from http://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/news-opinion/beware-patriotism-peddled-scoundrels-home-11295100