Smuggling electability past the Tory mullahs
Catch-Up Service: Lovely line in Rachel Sylvester’s Times column yesterday (pay wall):
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The manoeuvrings in the tea room have again exposed the shallowness of the cultural change brought about by the Tory leader. In Argo, the Oscar-winning blockbuster, the CIA uses the cover of a fake Hollywood movie to smuggle hostages out of Iran. It could be a metaphor for the Conservative Party. It is as if Mr Cameron has created the publicity stunts and camera crew of modernisation — but in reality has only manufactured a shell, designed to sneak electability past the Tory mullahs.
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