The country at large, watching, may finally comprehend that this is a Prime Minister for whom no matter - be it the wreckage of an economy, or even now the violent death of a babe in arms - is too horrific to be weighed and tasted for his own selfish advantage, everything seen through the wonky prism of narrow, gut-churning electoral gain.By contrast, Cameron's part was one of genuine outrage and passion, reflecting the mood of the nation at this horror. If he got his facts slightly wrong, it doesn't matter. We all know what he meant. I felt proud of him - he spoke for me and for millions of the country's electors against the cold ruthlessness of an overblown State and an impotent PM .
Thursday, 13 November 2008
Brown's callous coldness doesn't shock me
Listening to yesterday's PMQs on R4's 'Today in Parliament' last night I was surprised but not shocked by Brown's callous clumsiness. The cold calculating autocrat's lack of any empathy for the death of Baby P is wholly in line with every ounce of fakery, falseness and brutality that makes up the man. His sickening pretence at being 'normal' at the last Labour conference is now exposed as no more than a cold and calculating theatrical performance, rehearsed and choreographed to the point of credibility. As Quentin Letts has it in this morning's 'Mail';