Friday, 30 July 2010

At The Core

Might George Osborne be going back to his High Tory roots? His insistence that any like-for-like replacement of Trident be funded by the MoD rather than by the Treasury indicates an almost Cameronian or Haguesque aversion to vast financial profligacy, to subjugation to a foreign power, to vanity projects, to violations of classical theology (in this case, the just war doctrine), and to Liam Fox, whose position as of today is as untenable as Michael Gove's.

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