My work on Reading Conservative History is going to, necessarily, be somewhat trans-Atlantic, and I'd like to do a little writing about the present state of conservatism in the U.K., too. Unfortunately, there's a lot I don't know about it.
Every time you think that Cameron's Tories cannot sink any lower, something else happens. Iain Dale, one of the few remaining prominenti (or sort of prominenti) in that party who it's possible to take seriously, is reporting this:So, anyway, I'll be trying to edumacate myself on Tory matters as time goes on. You're welcome to come along for the ride, unless you already know everything about the subject, in which case - shaddup, smarty (only kidding - please share).Tim Yeo used to [be] the Conservative Environment Spokesman. He's given an interview to GMTV in which he seriously proposes that all domestic flights should be abolished.. . .
If only there was someone, anyone, sensible to vote for other than the Tory rabble.