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The Westminster Village Lobby Hacks Are The Idiots Idiots

by | 5th, November 2009

village-idiot RICHARD North looks at how the cosy politcal lobby in the Westminster village keeps the idiots in power:

THE point about political correspondents from national newspapers is that they are part of the bubble inhabited by politicians. They have no more idea what is going on in the real world than do the politicians they serve.

Thus do we have Benedict Brogan in The Daily Telegraph op-ed telling us that, yesterday, Mr Cameron took a difficult but necessary step to restore our trust not in politics but politicians, by promising no more than he can deliver .”
To have gone further, blathers Brogan including any sort of promise of a post-election referendum to strengthen his hand in negotiations with Europe would have invited ridicule. Instead, he says, we had a thought-through, realistic scheme for stopping the drift to ever greater European integration.

We are also told that, “Those holding out hope for a broader referendum over our relations with Europe will have noted his explicit desire to put them on a ‘more permanent footing’.

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