Wednesday, August 30, 2006

The wages of spin

Absolutely FabulousThe Tories have revealed that government spending on PR has soared by £200m since Labour came to power, with the number of spin merchants employed in that time growing by a factor of three to 3,200. And look at the marvellous reputation they have built for Tony Blair…

The Torygraph harrumphs:

This obsession with appearance over reality - with what voters can be made to believe has happened, as opposed to what has actually occurred - has created a degree of distrust and cynicism in the electorate that is quite unprecedented in modern British political history.

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