Remainers’ triumphalism is not here to stay – Johnson is still ...

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Remainers’ triumphalism is not here to stay – Johnson is still set to win

The Remainers’ hatred of the British PM and his adviser is blinding them to the true state of play

Allister Heath

The Tory party is dead; long live the Tory party. The seismic realignment that was supposed to take place in 2016 is finally upon us, and a tougher, rougher, non-deferential conservatism is making its explosive debut.

Ruthlessly focused on the public’s priorities, its ideology is complex.

In some ways it will be more pro-capitalist and pro-freedom, especially on tax, motoring and the nanny state. It will be more conservative on law and order, defence and immigration...

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