1. Civilization and Savage Witticisms
Benjamin Disraeli, the English Frankie Boyle, is quite possibly the most aristocratically flamboyant and cutting Prime Minister in UK history. With perfect comic timing, he sliced through the pompous pretensions of his opponents, like a knife through last month’s beef haslet.
He once parried the insult of the Irish Nationalist Daniel O’Connell by saying: Read the full story