Is the PM really at war, or simply deluded?
If you are looking for one reason why so few people bothered to turn out to vote in elections last Thursday then search no further than David Cameron’s speech to the CBI yesterday. A Prime Minister who a few years ago was allegedly wedded to devolving power from the centre to local communities now wants to run the country like a nation at war. Making promises that cannot be delivered and giving people the impression that whatever they say makes no difference are among the principal causes of voter cynicism and apathy. So, too, are politicians blaming everyone else for failing to make things happen when the fault lies with themselves.....Read more