James Forsyth James Forsyth

The Tories can control the future by controlling their past

James Forsyth reviews the week in politics

James Forsyth reviews the week in politics

When a party loses an election, recriminations follow. But when it wins, an argument that is often as vicious breaks out over why it triumphed. This debate matters because, as Winston Smith knew, he who controls the past controls the future. The Tory party is preparing for such an argument right now.

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