Here’s Tim Montgomerie putting the smear strategy outed by the alittleecon blog into action.
Isn’t it fun to see someone point out how a Tory tactic works and then be able to spot it in action – straight away!
Thanks to Tom Pride for reaching the same place on a different trajectory.

Pride's Purge

(not satire – it’s the Tories!)

Times columnist and Tory activist Tim Montgomerie has been called “one of the most influential Tories outside the cabinet“.

So it’s interesting that in a tweet today,  Montgomerie branded the charity Oxfam socialist” for wanting to eradicate poverty:

montgomerie oxfam

It seems the Tories have come a long, long way from the days in 2006 when the then leader of the opposition David Cameron pledged a Tory government would seek to eradicate even relative poverty in the UK:

Tories claim ‘big change’ on poor

Looks like the Nasty Party is well and truly back!

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