* Comment is free What’s Cameron doing with Europe’s lunatic fringe?

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It is often said that untried opposition leaders have a hard task proving they are fit to run the country. Without experience of the pressures of government, they can demonstrate their competence to the voters only by the successful management of their own party. On this test, David Cameron emerges as a boy running for a man’s job, a student politician so lost in his ideological obsessions he cannot produce a morally or intellectually coherent foreign policy.

If you think I am being unnecessarily harsh about an attractive man, consider his willingness as a party manager to allow Michal Kaminski to lead British Conservatives in Europe. It tells us that, once in power, our next prime minister will wander through the swamp of reactionary politics, embracing any reptile he meets on the way.

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3 thoughts on “* Comment is free What’s Cameron doing with Europe’s lunatic fringe?

  1. Is there any real reason why Cameron has to be part of a group at all? Yes, I know there are advantages from belonging to a multinational group, but couldn’t he forego them if he doesn’t have natural partners (which he doesn’t)?

  2. They get money by belonging to a group but as they are against the waste of EU taxpayers’ money, corruption in the EU etc, then morally the answer is “no”

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