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Posted By: Iains
07-Nov-19 - 01:19 PM
Thread Name: BS: meritocracy dead in British Politics?
Subject: RE: BS: meritocracy dead in British Politics?
Raedwulf. I would argue that a consummate politcian has two essential qualities:
The ability to think on the feet.
The ability to speak in public in what is often a boisterous heckling environment.

The average school produces few with these qualities, the public schools an abundance.