The man who rose to prominence through a ruthless pursuit of what worked has now descended into just saying whatever makes him feel important.
Posts Tagged: EU Referendum
Peter Franklin: Ruling political tribes 1) Labour. How the Left came in from the wilderness and drove the Blairites out.
Since I last surveyed the political landscape in 2013 and 2014, some ruling tribes have been cast down, and some formerly lost tribes have risen to rule.
it is quite conceivable that the Left of the party, casting around for a leadership contest standard bearer, will decide that he fits the bill.
The doom-mongers and nay-sayers grumble out of self-interest. Meanwhile, Brexit Britain is strong and set to grow stronger.
The idea that our departure opens up new economic opportunities is a huge challenge to those who built their careers on the Brussels model.
Stephen Booth: The immigration policy that voters want post-Brexit puts control first – and a reduction very much second
Overall, our new report suggests that public attitudes towards immigration – and indeed leaving the EU – are not fuelled by racism or intolerance.
In the Financial Times, of all places, it emerges that predictions of Brexit disaster in the City were overblown.
Henry Newman: Incoherent, contradictory and palpably ridiculous – the Opposition’s Brexit policy is a farce
The Conservatives should spend more time exposing the divisions on the Labour benches and less time arguing among themselves.
This is good news for people who voted Leave…[and] it’s good news for people who voted Remain.”
There is plenty of reason to check that the Government’s ones have been giving sound legal advice to ministers. Too often, it has been wrong.
Robert Halfon: If there’s a spare £40 billion going, we should spend it in the UK, not hand it to Brussels
The referendum must be honoured, and we must leave the EU. That shouldn’t mean giving away a fortune for the privilege.
A small proportion of those who voted Remain are simply unable to move on from the referendum result – and taking refuge in conspiracy theory.
And here’s the thing: Banks knew it. Farage knew it. But they didn’t care. Their primary objective was to be seen to lead the campaign, not to win it.
EU leaders – encourage by a rump of British Europhiles – are pursuing the fantasy that if they bully us enough, we might change our minds.
The raft of new parties have more in common than somewhat silly names.