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Tory leadership contest: when did vice signalling become a virtue?

The Tory leadership contest has taken a strange turn. Perhaps it's a purposeful distraction from their (non-)strategies for realising Brexit, but they seem to have taken to vice signalling (or, for believers, sin signalling) in order to reassure voters that…
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The Parable of the Prodigal Tory

There was a political party whose membership included a man and a woman. One day the man said to his party, "You know, I'm increasingly irritated by the political drift,…