Why Nothing About “Quitters”?

The media was briefed last night that Stuart Rose would call the Leave campaigners “quitters” five times in his speech – in the end he did not mention the word once.

Guido thinks he knows why they dropped the phrasing – it gave the true author of those words away too much – famously he’s “a fighter not a quitter”:

Maybe Stuart Rose didn’t fancy being the ventriloquist’s dummy?


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