Alex Massie Alex Massie

Dave’s Problem: Voters Don’t Trust Politicians. Dave’s Solution: Ask Them to Trust Me

Ben Brogan’s column in the Telegraph today is a rum one. His thesis is that David Cameron’s job is not merely to present himself as a plausible Prime Minister in waiting but also to persuade voters that they can and should trust politicians again. So, not a tricky job then.

[W]e have lost our ability to suspend disbelief and take at face value what politicians tell us.

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