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The despair of the Tory moderates

by Stephen Tall on September 30, 2014

A trio of articles today from three Conservative-supporting commentators highlights why the party, despite woeful opposition from Labour, still looks likely to lose (or, at the very least, fail to win) the next election… Janan Ganesh (FT) argues the Tory (…)

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Your essential weekend reader — my personal pick of the week’s must-reads

by Stephen Tall on April 14, 2013

It’s Sunday morning, so here are a dozen of thought-provoking articles to stimulate your thinking juices, culled from all those I’ve linked to this past fortnight. You can follow me on Delicious here. Immigration and the knowledge economy – Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg makes the business case for immigration reform in the US, but the lesson […]

Surely the ultimate Daily Mail headline?

by Stephen Tall on April 11, 2013

I think it’s fair to say that Mail Online has excelled itself: Though it may look like something from the Daily Mail-omatic website, this is genuine. Really. I guess I’m only disappointed that they couldn’t fit in ‘Outrage at BBC/welfare/immigrants’ as well. (Hat-tip: Alex Massie.) * Stephen Tall is Co-Editor of Liberal Democrat Voice, a […]

A reply to Dan Hodges: why it’s not surprising some Tories aren’t bothered about winning in 2015

by Stephen Tall on March 29, 2013

The Telegraph’s token Labour blogger Dan Hodges has a typically punchy post today – Do the Tories actually want to win in 2015? – highlighting the fatalism of some Tory MPs who think victory next time is possible but not worth it: Hardly worth it? What, just managing to scrape a win at the next […]