The British media is busy taking revenge on the Prime Minister, while neglecting continental politics.
That’s two of the original three out of the contest: Seely remains in it. The selection will take place later this week.
CCHQ has been taken to task elsewhere for imposing lists of candidates on seats with no connection to it. It certainly hasn’t done so in this case.
The Prime Minister’s former speechwriter is far from the only one who worries the policy isn’t working well in practice.
There are signs that Cameron is increasingly sensitive to public concern and anger about the treatment of Christians in Muslim-majority countries
Photo from @i-Images Clare Foges is now the Prime Minister's speechwriter and is profiled in today's Daily Mail. She was a Conservative researcher and activist when this article lamenting the death of passionate political oratory was first published on this site in 2007. Friends, Readers, Conservatives: oratory is dying. Rhetoric is always in decline; the […]
Clare Foges, a Conservative researcher and activist, laments the death of passionate political oratory. Friends, Readers, Conservatives: oratory is dying. Rhetoric is always in decline; the Romans feared it had died with Cicero. But it is undeniable that in recent history we have witnessed a slow sterilisation of public debate which is impoverishing politics and […]