Except it really isn't. I make a much more complex argument about the transformation of colonial dreams into a fantasy of being colonised. That is not nostalgia. But of course it's a lot easier to set up a straw man and knock it down.
Excuse me but this is bollocks. @fotoole is centrally about England and the Second World War not Empire. Certainly I don't argue the English question is about nostalgia for Empire as @David @David_Goodhart falsely claims. See this youtube.com/watch?reload=9…
OK, so you've not read Lure of Greatness or me in @openDemocracy or on England in @NewStatesman stereotype me then say Remainers don't look at evidence. I'll accept yr apology if you add you'll read what I said but not if you can't be bothered @JasonCowleyNS 1/
With respect to Fintan his key argument is that Anglo-Britain not recovered from winning the war. It relates to @DEHEdgerton failure of the British nation. Of course it's rooted in Empire, it was an Empire that declared war in 1939. But 2/