A most uncivil war rocks the Tories

“As if the troubles in Crimea were not doing enough to evoke the Cold War aura”, the “rumbling tensions within the ruling Bullingdon faction of the Tory Supreme Soviet” exploded into a “most uncivil war” over the weekend, says Matthew Norman in The Independent on Sunday.

Boris Johnson accused George Osborne of being a “liar” after a story allegedly planted on the front page of The Times claimed that Osborne, acting as David Cameron’s emissary, had asked Boris to “return to the Commons before next May’s election and immerse himself in the workers’ struggle for a majority”.

Allies of Johnson [...]

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