Deluded Deficit Deniers Try To Draft Gordon

Even the Guardian’s readers don’t think Brown should go to the IMF. Their poll agrees with Cameron, despite the loaded question. Most of Labour are being very quiet about the whole affair, bar a couple of comedy endorsements. Discredited campaigning “economist” turned Labour activist David Blanchflower, he of backing Balls fame, said “This is the most vindictive thing I’ve heard from a Prime Minister in 50 years. It looks to me to be extremely small-minded.” Small-minded like flogging the gold at the bottom of the market? Small-minded like borrowing and throwing money away like a sailor in a knocking shop? As small-minded as creating, then denying, a structural deficit? As vindictive as bullying and smearing your way to the top? Give it a rest David…

There are 170 billion other reasons why Gordon shouldn’t get the job, but that hasn’t stopped Alex Hilton trying to get a campaign to draft Gordon going. Though given his track record we shouldn’t have too much to worry about there.

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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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