It would be a mistake for the Conservatives to even try to recruit him. Instead, they should follow his lead of thinking – and saying – the unsayable.
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“The leadership is doing nothing substantive to address this erosion of our core values. It saddens me to say that we are increasingly seen as a racist party.”
McCain knew that politics should be a fierce contest, restrained by respect for civilians and one’s enemies.
The old, with their savings, could help the young. The economically active young could help the old, by giving them an income.
The Labour leader’s newly-revealed comments have crossed a line. The question is what will Labour MPs – and voters – do about it?
Terry Barnes: So you think May has problems? They’re nothing compared to the knifings and plots that engulf Malcolm Turnbull
With half his ministry on the backbenches, he looks isolated – and in denial.
Alex Morton: Too many Tory politicians say nothing worthwhile – because they have nothing worthwhile to say
What do our cliché-ridden rulers propose? Ending plastic cups, gender quotas for boardrooms and banning Tony the Tiger.
The former’s readership has risen. The latter’s leadership is changing. What will this and other changes mean for our political culture?
Chloe Westley: Bashing Corbyn is not enough. The Conservatives need to offer more homes, lower taxes – and a clean Brexit.
People may be switching off when they hear negative stories about him, in the same way that Americans ignored Hillary Clinton’s warnings about Trump.
Syed Kamall: The electoral disaster that will engulf our Party if we don’t boost our ethnic minority support
Once a seat reaches 30 per cent BME population, it goes Labour. In 2010, this applied to 75 seats. By 2022, it could apply to around 120 seats.
What Parliament’s Security Committee began – and was frustrated by the Government in doing – judges must now complete.
The Transport Secretary’s announcement this week about price indices sounded timid and technocratic.
Robert Halfon: There’s a sense in the air that party splits are coming. But here’s a surprise – they won’t be over Europe
Plus: ditching Corbyn – it’s not that easy for Britain’s Jews. And: thanks to Tracey Crouch and Danny Kruger, the Big Society is back.
Our Executive Editor dissects Labour candidate Faiza Shaheen’s attempt to dismiss facts about the Labour leader as “hearsay”.
All concerned want to save face over the Johnson burqa row – May, Lewis and the man himself. Here’s a rough and ready way to correct its mishandling.