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Big-willy politics is the most dangerous politics of all. It appeals to paranoid machismo, not argument or reason.
Yeo’s taunt at David Cameron – is he “a man or a mouse” over Heathrow – is the dumbed-down remark of a politician who takes £140,000 in a year from energy companies while chairing the Commons energy select committee – though this may say more about today’s parliament than about Yeo.
The thesis that any profit to an interest group must be “good for Britain” is insidious.
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