Of course, the Daily Telegraph’s front page scoop that crack epidemic modeller Neil Ferguson broke lockdown rules to visit his paramour is a dead cat story designed to deflect attention from the UK having the worst COVID19 death toll in Europe. The Telegraph has form in trying to destroy Ferguson’s credibility, but that doesn’t mean this wasn’t a real front page news story, and it doesn’t mean that Ferguson shouldn’t have resigned; in fact, it’s greatly to his credit that …
From medical equipment, to herd immunity, to data collection, everything has been reduced and given no nuance.
An amusing compilation of some of the bizarre terms he has used helps show how, while rising to national leadership, he reassured outsiders that he was still one of them.
Neither Trump, Merkel nor the EU institutions are showing the global leadership necessary. Over to a joint ticket of the Prime Minister and Macron.
The trust factor is simply less relevant, because fewer people are accessing the Corporation’s output in the first place.
If the Daily Telegraph catches a whiff of threatened tax rises, it will offer pretty robust coverage.
Plus: The landslide that few dared to predict. How I once tried to become Monmouth’s MP. And: Happy Christmas to all my readers
WHAT THE IFS REALLY SAID ABOUT THE SNP MANIFESTO THIS week the anti-SNP media (including Aunty BBC) has been simply drooling over a purported critique of the SNP’s General Election manifesto spending plans by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS). The…
He insists that he stands ready to quit in Johnson’s favour, now that the latter has won his by-election. But the moment never quite seems to arrive…
Fleet Street’s reaction will please Downing Street.
Let me give seven examples of principles that most Conservatives would support. I struggle to reconcile them with those pursuing a No Deal Brexit at any cost.