The Next Prime Minister's Marxist Father

The popular British newspaper, the Daily Mail, published an article last Saturday on the Marxist academic Ralph Miliband and what it takes to be his political influence on his son, Ed Miliband -- the leader of the British Labour Party. Predictably, Ed Miliband has responded in strong terms to this piece. The actual Daily Mail headline was: 'The man who hated Britain.' Edward Miliband has said that it was a 'character assassination'. That's no surprise. If his dad had been Vlad the Impaler he would have probably said something similar. In fact most sons would do the same -- it's only natural. Yes, a son shouldn't be held responsible for his father's actions or views. So the question is whether or not Edward Miliband is indeed carrying on the political tradition of his father. The Daily Mail itself wrote: "We do not maintain... that the iniquity of the fathers should be visited on the sons. But when a son with prime ministerial ambitions swallows his father's teachings, as the...(Read Full Article)