29 April 2012

Quote of the day

From Andrew Rawnsley, in The Observer (here):
The charge sheet is this. The government is led by a clique of toffs who have neither respect for their colleagues, nor empathy with the average voter. Their born-to-rule mentality means they have a greatly over-inflated view of their own capabilities, which deafens their ears to the advice and warnings of others who might actually know better. They are nothing like as good at governing as they think they are. And this, the charge sheet concludes, is now inflicting serious harm on both the country and the Conservatives' future electoral prospects.
I confess that I have always thought Rawnsley to be a bit of a posh boy himself, but he does have a talent for getting to the heart of the matter.

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