Conference Flash-Backs

Drunkenly abusing John Hayes of Cornerstone. He really was very sporting and good humoured, though still can’t quite grasp how he can credibly self-describe himself as a “Cameroonie”.

Calling David Davis “Basher” to his face. He gave me that “I could kill you with my bare hands” look.

Meeting various victims of this blog. Excruciating.

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Quote of the Day

Stephen Bush writing in the New Statesman‘s morning briefing…

“The terrifying truth is that the Opposition is too divided – within the parliamentary party, within the trades unions, within the Shadow Cabinet and even within the leader’s office – to be anything other than a veto player as far as Brexit goes, and the party’s whole gambit is really about trying to make that weakness look like a strength. Keir Starmer saying that Labour is “increasingly likely” to vote down the deal is simply a reflection of the fact that the one thing the Labour party will be able to agree on as far as Brexit goes is that Theresa May’s deal is no good.”


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