Guido overheard last night a smirking Labour MP boasting that Paul Dacre, editor of the Daily Mail
, had breakfast with Gordon yesterday. Which perhaps explains the discordant leader comment
this morning. It actually praises Darling’s tax and spending plans.
Guido understands that Dacre told a rebellious editorial meeting yesterday “I couldn’t give a toss what you lot think.” Lord Rothermere, the Mail’s owner, on the other hand might well give a toss. Particularly in view of the recent circulation slide…