The Electorate and the Economy

Ever since Bill Clinton's campaign strategist coined the phrase in 1992, "it's the economy, stupid", politicians and commentators have believed that the economy is the most important issue for voters when it comes to general elections. Click here to read a wonderful piece by Roger Scruton in The Guardian which argues that true conservatives are driven by more than economics, and that the current divisions in the Tory party need to be looked at through this prism.

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