Tag Archives: David Cameron

Bullingdon-esque

One of the books I’m reading at the moment (for research purposes, really) is the diary of Duff Cooper (1890-1954),  Cabinet minister, bon vivant and David Cameron’s great-great uncle. (You can see the resemblance in the photo.) The early stages … Continue reading

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Referendum day

I never expected to be in this position. Six months ago, I would have put myself in the 100% Remain camp. It simply wouldn’t have crossed my mind to vote the other way. But this morning, as I set off … Continue reading

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Cajoling

Is political advertising as effective as we like to think? Sam Delaney’s new book argues that the power of spin is over-rated. Dominic Sandbrook [£] agrees:

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