Any fair-minded observer would think better of him at the end of today’s press conference than he or she may have done at the beginning.
It has become increasingly clear that all this is less about what he did and entirely about who hedc is.
The government’s initial response was in fact admirably Burkeian. The full force of law was used sparingly. And you know what? It did the trick.
It looks like a comprehensive rout for the hard left, with neither Long-Bailey nor Burgon getting close in their respective contests.
Ed West describes in his new book how the Left has established “a moral monopoly”. It describes with tremendous vividness the mentality of a Tory who will not be imprisoned in a system.
How the Conservatives are winning and Labour losing the working class – a pattern that the latter’s leadership candidates are set to repeat.
My lawyer friend Victoria Hewson and I have launched a small, non-funded campaign called ‘Radical’, aimed at fighting for truth and freedom in this arena.
We argue that the civil service requires significant reform if it is to rise to the challenges facing our society and maximise the opportunities of Brexit.
They have spent their lives attacking the people who risk their lives trying to protect us from evil and dangerous people. And they lie as they try to cover their tracks.
Only yesterday, Andrew Gimson reported for this site that the party’s Deputy Leader was in deep trouble in his West Bromwich constituency.
Plus: The far left really has captured Labour’s conference; too many Conservatives misunderstand the Supreme Court; and my conference agenda.
The Prime Minister’s opponents are entirely within their rights to condemn his language, but not to the useful lie that he’s breaking new ground.
The Conservative Party has been at the forefront of reforms which have helped the poor and disadvantaged. Modern history too is full of evidence of this vital strain of conservatism.
A free resource created by left-wing campaigners is nonetheless a useful opportunity for grassroots Tory press officers to up their game.
He makes the point that he voted for a general election – and is willing to face his constituents.
“There’s not a single Labour figure in the past who would have backed violent street protest as the Shadow Chancellor did.”
In his eyes, you have them only as long as the Government suffers you to have them, and they can be retrospectively taken away if he sees fit.