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Matthew Parris

It wasn’t just pollsters who were useless in the election; pundits were too

There was something appallingly sterile about this whole very 21st-century election

16 May 2015

9:00 AM

16 May 2015

9:00 AM

It takes some agility to shoot yourself in the foot and saw off the branch you’re sitting on, while hoisting yourself with your own petard, all at the same time; but that is what I shall now attempt. In this analysis of general election commentary I shall argue that over the last two months Britain has been all but choked by a surfeit of comment and analysis on the general election.

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