If Hillary and Remain had won, using the same methods, would anyone at the Guardian or the BBC have cared a bean about Cambridge Analytica’s behaviour?
Plus: Major’s error. The Prime Minister’s jokes. Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow. And: the angels want to wear my red suit.
Every time we put the other side on the back foot and expose their inaccuracies to those middle-ground voters, we damage the credibility of all their messages.
New polling on behalf of the Centre for Social Justice and Family Stability Network helps to highlight what young people themselves are asking for.
Plus: Soubry may quit the Tories, which I would regret. And: Why Labour’s silence on 100 years of votes for working class men?
“Each day, when I pass the portraits of my 53 predecessors, 52 of whom were men, I focus not on what I can say but on what I can do to make our country a better place.”
The Conservatives ought to learn from him. Plus: Vote, vote, vote for Widdecombe. Fire and Fury is damp and limp. My teeth, oh, my teeth. And: My quest to enter Phillip Lee’s brain.
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While society has become more liberal to minority communities, it doesn’t show the same acceptance to members of the party that won most votes at last year’s election.
“If my experience of being told to kill myself…becomes normal, I don’t know how I can go out there and tell young people that it’s a good thing to enter public life”.
The Conservatives need a strategy to dominate VR, a presence in voice-controlled tech and – yes – a ‘Maybot’ chatbot.
People did not feel committed to their current party. The next election was, they hoped, a long way away, by which time much could have changed.
The Conservatives need to support genuine allies – such as savers, home owners, small businesses, and the armed forces.
Despite having fewer MPs, and despite all the talk of fighting back online, the Opposition is still much more active on the social platform.
The full force of policy and how it is communicated will need to be wrapped in an overarching theme of securing a bright future for the country after Brexit.