Whatever happened to my generation? We children of the 1960s burst through every barrier, won contraception and abortion rights, LGBTQ+ equality, equal pay and race discrimination laws – and a lot more. Bliss it was to be alive and so on, as if the dawning of the age of Aquarius would last for ever.
But look at us now. The oldest cohort of voters (70+) are three times more likely to vote Conservative than the youngest (18-24).
That folk wised up as they grew older is something of a shock to Polly. As, of course, she hasn’t.