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UK politics: the cult of personality

A fine piece from Autonomous Mind dissects Peter Oborne’s love affair with David Cameron, having him “sobbing into his keyboard as tries lovingly in the Telegraph to defend his beloved political idol from criticism”.Oborne’s comments on Twitter...

EU politics: a seat at the “top table”?

There are few things more attractive to the UK government than the idea of a nice juicy trade deal with the United States. But, as we have seen, Mr Cameron prefers to throw his lot in with the EU and negotiate at the “top table” in order to get...

UK politics: alternative scenarios

It is interesting that Tory commentators, as in “teenage scribbler” James Forsyth, are allowed to dissect the strategy of their beloved party, yet whenever one seeks to do the same with UKIP, I get blitzed by angry e-mail and a desultory few comments on...

UKIP: more blip than permanent shift?

I could not resist this: “there may well be less to Nigel Farage than many of us think”. Perhaps it would be too unkind to say that one should delete “may” and substitute “is”, but there has been a degree of over-hype to the Farage...
EU referendum: recognition at last?

EU referendum: recognition at last?

EU referendum: recognition at last? Richard North, 12/06/2013    Follow @eureferendum Or do you get the impression that he isn’t referring to us? It might possibly be this, in which case trading standards ought to be involved. The last thing David Cameron wants...

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