This week: the Tories’ client media doesn’t merely help, it hinders; and some notes on a heatwave.
There’s a headline on a James Forsyth column in an old edition of the Sun that I’m weirdly obsessed with: “Thanks to Boris Johnson’s powerful new central government machine,” it reads, “this will be our finest hour”. The column in question concerns the plan to “yoke together” No 10, the Treasury and the Cabinet Office, and was published on 15 February 2…
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