Tag Archives: David Cameron

Actions, consequences and macro-micro campaigning

As you might imagine I thought David Cameron’s speech this week was great. It was big, ambitious, and built (the beginnings of) a narrative about why it’s worth choosing to vote Conservative. It set out very explicitly the need for … Continue reading

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Why wait till it becomes a problem?

It made me giggle during the Labour leadership campaign that Ed Miliband’s offices were in the exact same building as the Cameron Campaign’s had been. Then he launched a bunch of policy groups to look at areas of policy rather … Continue reading

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Creative politics: why big bold leaps are necessary

This whole Europe debate generally bores me senseless. I find it hard to get worked up about the substance of it but the way that all sides behave over it disappoints me. David Cameron has always known that a) Europe … Continue reading

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What does leadership mean?

While this isn’t actually a post about it, I think equal marriage is a question of civic equality and I don’t think that there should be any specific religious exclusions; I think religious institutions should be allowed to make up … Continue reading

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How should the Conservatives use David Cameron?

James Forsyth’s column in this week’s Spectator is annoyingly rather similar to something I have been pondering for a while. He argues that all the indications are that the Conservatives will be using David Cameron as the figurehead for the … Continue reading

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