TITLE

Cameron's chums DO despise the grass roots

AUTHOR(S)
Melissa Kite
PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
Daily Mail;5/20/2013, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
TRY as it might, there is no honourable way for the Tory leadership to draw back from the fact it thinks that grassroots Conservatives are swivel-eyed loons. This is because too many people who have had private conversations with senior figures surrounding the PM — his Notting Hill 'chumocracy' — know full well that this is exactly how they describe ordinary activists and a lot of Conservative voters, too.
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