Topic for discussion: The Guardian and The Times are two British newspapers.The Guardian is generally considered to be progressive, while The Times is considered to be conservative.The UK, as you will remember, has a Labour government and has had one since May 1997.This week-end, one newspaper published an article starting like this:
You can come out from behind the sofa now. There is no longer any need to hide from drunks, murderers, or even the prospect of a stiff lecture about your carbon footprint. Because I bring unexpected good news: things are not quite as terrible in Britain as we have feared.
(Please note that the article is not satirical in its tone)The other newspaper, meanwhile, warns us:
The idea that it’s middle-class paranoia ignores the fact that lawlessness really is getting worse.