Anorak | David Cameron And Tories Adrift

David Cameron And Tories Adrift

by | 24th, July 2007

camband.jpg DRIP! Drip! Drip! It’s Conservative leader David Cameron. (Pic: The Spine )

“1m VICTIMS OF THE DELUGE,!” says the Mail. “So where’s the Rt Hon member for washed-out Witney?”

This is the Mail, the paper that claims to know and shape what Middle England thinks. With the battle for centre ground, it will be the Mail and not the Sun wot wins the next election.

And while the Tory-supporting paper’s editor Paul Dacre is having drinks with Gordon Brown, the Mail is pouring cold water on Tory leader David Cameron’s ambitions.

Cameron is not in Oxfordshire in a hybrid pedalo, armed with a bucket and a pair of wading boots.

Cameron is in Rwanda. His constituents in Witney, Oxfordshire, they who vote for him, are swimming to the kitchen or under threat of flooding.

“It’s all right for David Cameron,” says one resident, “he goes off on a jolly to Rwanda but we are suffering.” Given Rwanda’s recent history, the word

You have already read 1 premium article for free today
Access immediately the premium content with Multipass

Or come back tomorrow

Posted: 24th, July 2007 | In: Tabloids Comments (5) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed: RSS 2.0 | TrackBack | Permalink