thread fifth place in the mayoral election
after a spectacularly ill-judged pivot to outright Islamophobia in a mistaken belief that cab drivers are significant proportion of London's voters
permalink I think the funny thing about Rory Stewart
is that he's just a normal tory. In a John Major, middle of the road (by tory standards) nothing terribly exciting vein.

He only looks in any way exceptional thanks to the take over of the party by the criminally insane...25 years ago we wouldn't even have noticed him
permalink Entirely agreed
He's an old-school Tory twat. Just looks eminently reasonable in the context of the maniacs that run the show these days...
permalink He has a steak of honesty that is certainly
Different from current counts

And also not entirely from the playbook of the old school Tories, though they may have gone that way in these circumstances