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Surely, the greater surprise is that a government which for the last 10 years has been so adept in representing the interests of those living within the M25 and north of the border should condescend to actually having one minister from the West Midlands.
That means you can t condescend to your reader about how the real meaning of pride is an adorable and eccentric boyfriend, a cabin in the Poconos, and an adopted child (and a six-figure salary to support all three).
If there is anything truly controversial contained in Ratliffs poker-faced documentary, it is that he refuses to condescend or otherwise show his hand: Trinity church members can look at the film and feel as if they've been represented, even honored.