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Quote of the Weekend

From the Financial Times:

Ken Clarke, cabinet minister, described Ukip candidates as “clowns” and agreed with David Cameron’s words from 2006 that some of the party’s potential voters were “fruitcakes, loonies and closet racists”.

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2 Responses

  1. Insulting opponents is fine, provided you always win. Where lies your credibility if you lose to fruitcakes, loonies and closet racists?

  2. The Tories have obviously decided that they can’t dismantle UKIP on intellectual or ideological grounds, so they decide instead to indulge in a bit of ya-boo stuff. It could backfire badly for them.

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