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No surprise there, then

With the 2015 General Election campaign off to a somewhat low-key start – can anyone tell me with it has officially begun yet? – it is always comforting and reassuring to receive yet more confirmation that our political elite, and the cohorts of administrative Sir Humphreys that support them in their castle in the sky, are made of clay just like the rest of us.

Today I commend to National Rust readers this article by James Rush that appears on the website of THE INDEPENDENT

Read and weep, dear people … read and weep.

About Simon Campion-Brown

A former lecturer in politics at Keele University, Simon now lives in Oxfordshire. Married with two children, in 2007 he decided to monitor the Westminster village via newspaper and television and has never looked back. More Posts