Labour’s recent track record is eye-wateringly poor, but is clearly not enough to endear minority voters to the Conservatives.
Posts Tagged: The Left
Throughout the Cold War there were many good people on the Left who held to what was right. Then there were people like Corbyn and Milne.
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.
Last June’s election has transformed the debate about capitalism. May must find a strategic response.
Tactical newspaper articles are necessary but insufficient. She should make a series of speeches to set out her stall and try to change the weather.
The debate has come to symbolise much of what differentiates us from the Left: robust policy based on evidence that supports free markets, versus dogma based on statism.
Clark Vasey: McDonnell’s infamous remark about lynching McVey is as offensive now as when first made
The Shadow Chancellor normalises unacceptable behaviour and is contributing to making UK politics a much more unpleasant place.
Alex Morton: Why the Tory tendency to bash our friends and back our enemies – for example, over student immigration numbers?
The Conservatives need to support genuine allies – such as savers, home owners, small businesses, and the armed forces.
In the side, that is. Plus: First the Left came for Toby Young; later, they may come for you. And: North Korea could be the big story of the year.
Of course the Government must sell its vision and achievements, but we must also expose the hard left’s anti-democratic conduct and duplicity over Brexit.
DExEU must continue after March next year to prevent the EU from using constructive ambiguity to implement regulatory absorption.
It’s naive to imagine lobbying will change his nature. If he ever gains power, there won’t be any cosy chats over tea and biscuits on offer.
Just as the young in the sixties thought that they invented sex, so the millennials mistakenly believe that they invented disruption. But she was the arch-disruptor.
We cannot be the tired heavyweight in the twilight of their career landing a few punches. We need the energy and urgency of the underdog to go on the attack.
Such as talent, or making good choices in life, or ability. But to point this out is to smash the leftist dogma of egalitarianism.
Robert Buckland: “We must speak the language of opportunity”. His lecture on Tory revival. Full text.
“The language should be that of giving people their chance to succeed and of being on their side – a “people politics” that many practice locally but which must be scaled up.”