Daily Archives: June 16, 2010

Some political points have a short shelf life and David Cameron’s lament on debt interest is one of them. The trouble is that if he keeps on complaining about the terrible £70bn burden facing the country, people may actually think he can do something about it.

Take this typical comment at prime minister’s questions, which is being trotted out as standard Coalition creed: Read more

This advice from Ed Balls to the Miliband brothers will stick in the craw of a few veterans of the Blair/Brown wars:

“Between the brothers there has been a little bit of off-the-record briefing going on. Hopefully, the two of them will say to their supporters to stop it. I think it is pretty unedifying.” Read more