What the papers say about David Davis

Daily Telegraph: Tensions with David Cameron lay behind David Davis’s resignation
The Economist: Davis blows his top
Financial Times: Going out in a blaze of glory
The Guardian: Tories in turmoil as David Davis resigns over 42-day vote
This is London: Tories in Turmoil
The Times: David Cameron moves to limit the damage as his old foe does the inexplicable

Headline not spotted: “David Cameron pulls off political masterstroke”
 

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7 Comments

  • Alix Mortimer 13th Jun '08 - 1:04am

    Whereas had we fielded a candidate, that would have been deemed a political masterstroke?

    I should get back to the other thread where reality fits your preconceptions.

  • Julian Glover, in the Guardian, really needs to familiarise himself with history before he throws around references to Whigs & Tories 🙂

  • “Tories in Turmoil” Surprise yes – resignation on a principle is a most uncommon event at Westminster. Giving up a £60,000 +£???? expenses sinecure is just that!
    Brown claims dissension. Where what votes?
    Compared to a loss of a 60+ majority. Now that IS SERIOUS DISSENSION! and to held up by the DUP?
    Why can not the media focus on reality rater than mendacious sound bytes from a totally discredited PM?
    I bet this does not get published – too many home truths!

  • Yes, an MP throws away his career for something he believes in. Let’s all criticise him!

    An MP takes a massive gamble for the sake of civil liberties. What an idiot!

    We need more safe, bland, careerist MPs so that this kind of thing doesnt happen.

    Eek – sorry, I got trapped in some kind of parallel universe then…

  • Davis knew in advance we wouldn’t be running against him, so it is just a pathetic little stunt. He knows he won’t lose, so he risks nothing.

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