Rifkind is Doomed to Fail

The Rifkind candidacy is definitely doomed now Crispin Blunt MP, Rifkind’s ex-Special Adviser, has quit as a whip in order to help his campaign. The Rifkind candidacy totally bemuses Guido.

What exactly is the question to which Tories come up with the answer “Malcom Rifkind”?

Guido has been away and is still catching up on things, a source sent me the Tory internal briefing on “A 21st Century Party”. Guido has not yet found the section where it outlines that an old Watsonian Scottish toff, who looks like Krusty-the-Clown [pictured], is the the man for the 21st Century Party.

Rifkind is not normal, what is going on with the accent? The tie-less pictures of Rifkind look as posed as a fish on a bicycle. God help the Tories if they choose this throwback…




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