Earlier this month two prominent conservatives, Tim Montgomerie and Stephan Shakespeare, launched something called The Good Right. Despite boasting Michael Gove as a vocal supporter, much of what they proposed was unlikely to convince dry right-wingers. Luxury taxes and above-inflation
There may be disagreements on the policy front, but The Good Right should be commended for challenging the Left’s disingenuous claims to a monopoly on compassion. Some of the nastiest people in politics are those pretending to be the most progressive. It’s about time someone called them out on it.
by ALEX WICKHAM