Operation Get Behind the Yellows Continues

After it emerged that the Cabinet discussed how they could maximise the chances of the LibDems winning in Oldham, Dave had to hit the stump, but it was hardly a ringing endorsement for the Tory candidate. Not only did the PM undertake an extremly low-key visit, he also managed to forget the candidate’s name. Political Scrapbook got the video:

The message to the large Tory vote in the seat is don’t bother or vote tactically. The ambivalence from high command has infuriated many in the party who see this as yet another example of Cameron steering ever closer to the LibDems. What were mutterings from a few of the old guard, has become a growing concern among many of the new members. Speaking to a couple of them last night, it seems Cameroon has become a dirty word…




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