Grandiose claims are not always the best way to make your point.
Announcing that the Board of Trade is about to remove the ban on turned-up trouser-ends, a tailor’s advertisement hails this as “a first instalment of the freedom for which we are fighting”.
If we were really fighting for turned-up trouser-ends, I should be inclined to be pro-Axis. Turn-ups have no function except to collect dust, and no virtue except that when you clean them out you occasionally find a sixpence there.
George Orwell, “As I Please” Tribune 4 February 1944 (in Collected Essays, Journalism and Letters, v.3 “As I Please”)