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Matthew Parris

This election has made me understand how it felt to be a lefty under Thatcher

I love the British people. And I believe they are about to make a stupid and unfathomable mistake

2 May 2015

9:00 AM

2 May 2015

9:00 AM

On the weekend of 25 April 2015 I started to believe that the party I supported might not win an impending general election. I’m used to that. But I started to believe, too, that my fellow citizens might be about to make a stupid and unfathomable mistake.

I’m not used to that at all.

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