L’Economist (Bagehot) sul recente problema generazionale nella politica britannica (troppi giovani).
Still, lack of personal experience does not disqualify someone from holding valid opinions, if curiosity and hard work compensate. And the young plainly have no monopoly on gross misjudgment. Probably the triumph of youth is less a worry than a startling and contradictory oddity. The thrust of political discourse is that serious times call for mature statesmen. Superannuation, rather than sprightliness, is ostensibly in vogue. But, contrary to Mr Brown’s famous dictum, beneath the rhetoric and behind the scenes, it is indeed time for a novice.