“Cameron is no Churchill” writes Iain Martin this morning, winning the prize for the year’s bitchiest understatement. And I like this line even better:
But asking what Mr Cameron really thinks on the subject of Europe misses the point: what he really thinks is that he wants to remain Prime Minister for the next six or seven years.
Yes. That streak of patrician, Macmillanite complacency will be the death of us all. I blame Eton. When Eton is good, it’s very, very good: look at the wondrous piece of work it has created in the form of Boris Johnson. Its big problem – at least it was in the days when Cameron was there: thankfully it’s much more selective, nowadays – is that it also does tend to turn out the kind…
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