Michael Gove runs into a little interview trouble

Saying that many Conservatives are viewed as “unreformed and grumpy” whilst talking about how David Cameron is a PR man probably isn’t the best of ways to go about giving an interview if you are a leading Conservative yourself, as Michael Gove has discovered today.

Ah well, makes a change from the questions over the source of donations to his local party.

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  • David Heigham 15th Aug '08 - 5:29pm

    Michael Gove should know better!

    Of course Tories are unreformed. If the were reformed, most of them would be LibDems, wouldn’t they?

    And most Tories tend to be happy, not grumpy. See all the current academic research showing “conservatives tend to be happier than liberals”. Those I know grumble; but in a happy, traditional, non-grumpy way.

    Of course, Michael Gove may have those non-conservative Tories in mind who are on the point of defecting to UKIP and points right. If they are “most Tories” he and David Cameron have reason to be worried.

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