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Dump the Tories

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So now we know the answer to the question that’s been haunting us for years: do we stick with the Conservative Party because they’re (supposedly) the only party with any chance of keeping Corbyn out, and hope that they’ll eventually move away from the left, or do we give up on them, and vote for […]

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They’ll have to drag May out by her fingernails

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Last month I said this about any possible Tory confidence vote in Theresa May’s leadership: In times past a leader would be expected to resign if the confidence vote did not result in an overwhelming victory, but given the Brexit situation, and the way May has clung on to the leadership no matter how bad […]

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Pretending to muddle through isn’t going to work

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Theresa May’s strategy recently seems to be to sit as still as possible so no-one notices she’s there. That way she hopes to stay in the job as long as possible, until she can eventually say, ‘Well, we had some difficulties, but we somehow managed to muddle through’. But that’s not going to work, because […]

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Dominic Grieve: whining traitor

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I have received death threats, and I blame the vitriol of the pro-Brexit media Dominic Grieve People on the right have been putting up with death threats for years. This happens openly on Twitter. When does The Guardian ever report this? And doesn’t it ever occur to Tories like Grieve that The Guardian only runs […]