Tory Wars: IDS v Major

IDS didn’t take John Major’s line that his welfare reforms won’t work “unless he is very lucky, which he may not be, or a genius, which the last time I looked was unproven” too well then. He has hit back where it hurts this afternoon:

“I never really get too fussed about what people think about their own intellects. I’m always happy to be in awe of someone whose own intellect delivered us the cones hotline, I must say.”

This is exactly the sort of infighting that split the Cone-servative party in the past…




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Trevor Kavanagh’s analysis of the Brexit process…

“Thanks to Mrs May and her useless Chancellor Phil Hammond, this will not come without pain. But we escape with imagination and true British grit or we will be boiled alive.

It means on this centenary Remembrance of our struggle against tyranny, we risk ceding non-military victory in Europe to the undemocratic forces of an unaccountable totalitarian regime.”

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