Malicious Mellor

David Mellor on Basher in yesterday’s Standard.

Alas poor Davis, I knew him well. Far too well to be remotely attracted to the idea of him as Tory leader. Self obsessed, disloyal and possessed of an opinion of himself so stratospherically high no one else can be expected to share it… On a public platform, he is an inarticulate stumblebum, off it he exudes an air of menace based on a largely spurious reputation as a tough guy. It not to the political commentators but to the late Mae West we need to look for enlightenment about him. ‘Men who pretend to be macho, are often not up to mucho’ she opined, and I can’t disagree.

Come on Mellor, get off the fence…




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