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Charles Moore’s Notes: the Tories’ adoption of the Living Wage is entirely bogus

Plus: the paedophile hunt is beyond satire; Germany redeemed; and a nightmare about the Pope

5 September 2015

9:00 AM

5 September 2015

9:00 AM

Was there ever a more unilluminating political idea — for voters rather than practitioners — than triangulation? For those readers so pure and high-minded that they have not followed politics for 20 years, I should explain that triangulation came from Bill Clinton, was imported by Tony Blair, and is now practised by David Cameron.

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