In both cases their opponents resort to character assassination and are left with no one against whom they can argue.
Posts Tagged: Iain Duncan Smith MP
Owen Bennett sets out the known facts about an astonishing Tory.
WATCH: “This is a major failure and the government has to answer this charge very quickly indeed”. Duncan Smith on Iran.
He wants to know why the Government did not take more steps to safeguard British shipping, including an apparent offer of US support.
From Reggie to Rory Sahib: Greetings on your Grand Tour. Here, Boris and J.Hunt esquire are showering punters with taxpayers’ cash
There are all these ghastly photos of them hugging passers by and avoiding difficult questions.
Interview. Johnson says that every member of his Cabinet must sign up to Britain leaving the EU on 31st October – deal or no deal
The front runner on extension, Scotland, that Islamophobia inquiry, wrestling naked with Hunt – and taking a Trollope to bed in Downing Street.
Dom Morris: A National Welfare Council, uniting disparate departments and agencies, could greatly alleviate poverty
This strategic approach has brought sizeable benefits in the field of security, and could work for welfare, too.
Daniel Hannan: Better to select the Tory leader like the Dalai Lama than elect him in this preposterous way
I just can’t see how parliamentary sovereignty is compatible with a potential Prime Minister being nominated by an extra-parliamentary body.
There’s little evidence from the history of either main party to suggest that it has counted much to date electorally – if at all.
The present election will turn on whether MPs and activists put national popularity before ideological soundness.
The 1922 Committee Executive has already pointed her towards the exit door. It should now take her gently by the arm, and steer her through it as soon as possible.
The contest may or may not produce a Snow White. But statistically, there are bound to be more than seven dwarves.
We need a licensing system that sets minimum standards. Regulations must be up to date and even-handed.
Instability versus inflexibility – and the case for changing the Conservative leadership challenge rules
The easiest course for 1922 Executive Committtee members to take is to put a decision off. Here’s why that should be avoided.
Julian Brazier: Yes, the Conservatives must engage with young people – but challenge their worldview, not concede it
James Kanagasooriam’s recent analysis is powerful, but the suggested solutions are less sure. Simply offering what younger voters want won’t work.
“I always campaign for Conservative candidates but I absolutely do not want to campaign on the Euro election ticket.”