Tories

1910, 1924, 1931… 2010?

4 May 2010 1:25

As a coda to this response to John O’Sullivan’s response to this post it really isn’t the case that the…

A Response to John O’Sullivan: Cameron is Doing As Well as Thatcher Did in 1979

3 May 2010 18:26

My thanks to John O’Sullivan for his response to my post on Friday. A post that was so “well hidden”…

More Nonsense from National Review

30 April 2010 22:42

Earlier today I took issue with John O’Sullivan’s take on this election but do not let it be said that…

Why Aren’t the Tories Winning Easily? Because of 2001 and 2005. That’s Why.

30 April 2010 14:59

In the midst of a piece asking where disillusioned Labour supporters will go – apparently UKIP will be a beneficiary …

The Scottish Question

28 April 2010 0:24

The other day a wise friend, lamenting the “madness” of the people carried away with Cleggmania, fretted that it all…

Who’s Afraid of a Hung Parliament?

27 April 2010 0:06

So it seems you have to vote Conservative to accept the party’s invitation to join the government of Great Britain?…

The Strong Society

26 April 2010 20:05

The ideas buried in the Tory manifesto – buried I say because they’ve not spent nearly enough time explaining them…

The Worst Coalition in Recent British History?

26 April 2010 16:30

It makes sense for the Conservatives to argue that a hung parliament doesn’t do the country many favours. It’s in…

High Times for Dave and Nick

26 April 2010 14:13

A good spot by Ewan Hoyle: The Telegraph has gone after Nick Clegg’s support for a more sensible approach to…

Everyone Says a Tory-Lib Dem Deal is Impossible; Everyone is Wrong

25 April 2010 16:46

I am not surprised that Paddy Ashdown says the Liberal Democrats cannot work with the Conservatives. He would say that…

The Tories Latest Constitutional Gimmick is Daft

25 April 2010 15:55

Ian Leslie says much of what needs to be said about the Tories new and gimmicky tweak to the constitution…

In This Election Every Vote Counts: Even in Safe Seats

23 April 2010 23:18

Jonathan Freedland is surely right: Labour’s best hope, now that the electorate appears to have decided that “change” matters* and…

The Tories Latest Ad and the Problem with Dave’s Speeches

23 April 2010 18:12

Well, again, over to you chaps: what do you think of this one? Watching this and I’m afraid the unworthy…

A Modest Conservative Case for Modest Electoral Reform

21 April 2010 18:25

No electoral system is perfect. First Past the Post has its advantages and it’s a mistake to suppose that switching…

A Tory-Liberal Coalition is Easier than a Lib-Lab Pact?

21 April 2010 13:52

I’m glad to see that more people – Iain Dale, John Rentoul, Iain Martin among them – are paying attention…

The Conservative Backlash Begins

20 April 2010 16:33

Well this was entirely predictable. The authoritarian right insist that Dave’s efforts at making the Tory party electable are in…

Who’s Afraid of a Coalition?

20 April 2010 15:27

You English, sometimes you are the crazy people. Here’s Iain Dale for instance, dismissing any notion of a Tory-Liberal arrangement:…

Is Nick Clegg really Robert Redford?

20 April 2010 1:32

And not in a Cleggover* or Rentoul-bait sense either. No, you remember The Candidate? Of course you do for you…

Tonight’s Tory PEB

19 April 2010 18:19

Well, what do you guys think of it? Not bad, I think, especially for a broadcast put together at the…

Towards a Tory-Lib Dem Future?

19 April 2010 14:40

I don’t really know if the Tories “Vote Clegg, get Brown” argument will work but if I had to bet…