Of course, the Daily Mail has form when it comes to smearing party leaders’ families

by Stephen Tall on October 1, 2013

My colleague Andy Boddington has already (rightly) laid into the Daily Mail for its gratuitous insults against Ed Miliband’s father, Marxist historian Ralph. The paper has form when it comes to smearing the families of party leaders. Let’s turn back the pages of history to… well, 10 days ago when the Mail tried to link […]

“Blessed are the breadmakers, for they will be called out of touch.”

by Stephen Tall on October 1, 2013

This morning journos were scoffing at the David Cameron not knowing the price of a loaf of bread. This followed the Prime Minister’s entirely unsurprising startling revelation, “I don’t buy the value stuff. I have a breadmaker at home.” How (…)

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My recommended reading for today October 1, 2013

by Stephen Tall on October 1, 2013

Here’s today’s hand-picked selection that caught my interest… Might some of the welfare changes be a little more helpful to people than Osborne made out? Interesting by @caronlindsay: look beyond Osbo rhetoric, some changes maybe more helpful than he wants (…)

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