Great, More Political Blogging Competition

First Nick Robinson, followed by Adam Boulton then Trevor Kavanagh started ‘blogs’ and now the Daily Mail’s Ben Brogan has started a political blog with gossip. Nick doesn’t do links because the lawyers told him not to, Adam does have a real blog, alas Trevor thinks he has a blog but it is actually a column online. Ben cites yours truly and Mr Dale as his inspiration, he also has a proper blog with comments and stuff (well the facility if no actual comments as yet).

Guido will get his own back with the Guido News Network and the Daily Guido tabloid. At the next Lobby lunch they better have a good explanation as to why Guido shouldn’t be invited to join the Lobby rather than just lunch with ’em. It would make a change to have someone in the Lobby who doesn’t have to answer to a proprietor or crave access…

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Quote of the Day

Dominic Raab wrote in his letter of resignation…

“This is, at its heart, a matter of public trust,” he told the PM, concluding: “I cannot reconcile the terms of the proposed deal with the promises we made to the country in our manifesto at the last election… I believe that the regulatory regime proposed for Northern Ireland presents a very real threat to the integrity of the United Kingdom. I cannot support an indefinite backstop arrangement, where the EU holds a veto over our ability to exit…”


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