If this prolific author were alive today, would he have made use of Twitter?
One British MP believes so, and in an argument last week over whether to allow members of the House of Commons to tweet from inside the building, Churchill was invoked to defend the practice.
The House of Commons was considering banning Twitter from inside parliament, but a number of tweeting MPs stood in defense of the practice, saying it connected them to their voters.
Kevin Brennan, an MP from Cardiff West, first defended Twitter with Churchill’s words in an article in a British magazine. On Thursday, in the House of Commons, Brennan used Churchill again, saying:
The argument seems to have worked. The House of Commons voted against the motion to ban tweeting, the tech blog Silicon reported.