154: HIGH STAKES, LOW TACTICS: Election endgame
With less than two weeks to go, how is this simultaneously the most terrifying and consequential – yet somehow boring – General Election in history? Even with the Conservatives looking to stack every aspect of the constitution permanently in government’s favour?
Plus: what the party leaders’ stock reactions to the London Bridge terror attack reveal about how they see the electorate. Did Labour’s leaks about NHS privatisation come from Russian hackers? WTF is an Australian points-based immigration system anyway and where does performative nastiness figure in the mass psychology of politics?
Not long to go now, Britain. It’ll all be over soon. And then it’ll start up again.
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