Fleet Street, normally a justified sceptic of men from the ministry controlling what people publish, is an enthusiast of regulating social media giants.
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Alex Morton: The left want to make it illegitimate to be right-wing, and the state is helping them to do it
Quangos, councils, media outlets, even the police are apparently content to apply unequal restrictions to those of us whose views they dislike.
Huge funds are handed over to prestige schemes in the capital. But modest funds for projects elsewhere would provide better value.
They should eschew the fire-and-forget approach which gave us the Electoral Commission.
Plus: Snubbed by a Remainer. Delighted for Beth Rigby. Tusk japes, May spooks, Francois almost self-combusts. And: is Brexit Brecksit or Breggsit?
Nick Hargrave: In an age of post-truth politics, moderate politicians must prepare to work across party lines
I have reluctantly concluded that there needs to be greater regulation of the veracity of claims made by registered participants in political campaigns.
Plus: People vote for me to shave off my beard. But the decision was only advisory. And did they have enough information…?
Nadine Dorries: Thuggery. Abuse. Threats. Unacceptable everywhere. But no-one came to Brexiteers’ defence when we were victims.
The abuse became so bad that I felt the need to stop giving media interviews, writing articles and to remove myself from the public arena.
The human condition is a sometimes conflicting mixture of reason and emotion.
CCTV is closely entwined with the ruling Communist Party. If it is to operate in London, we must not fail to uphold British values.
Mark Stockwell: Sunk by rolling news and social media, Question Time is dead. Even Fiona Bruce can’t bring it back to life.
I like Fiona Bruce. I hope she can pull the programme out of the doldrums. But I fear its time has past.
Plus: Crouch’s revenge. Islam’s departure. Brexit, May’s prospective deal and Labour’s internal agonies. And: Trumpety-Trump as the President claims victory.
Drawing on decades of experience and friendships from all parties, Sir David – inventor of the swingometer – founded the UK’s psephological profession.
Plus: May under fire at home and pressure abroad. And around tables at the heart of Westminster, Labour researchers huddle, as though ready for an election and power.
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