Nadine Dorries: Cameron and Osborne are "arrogant posh boys"

Tory MP says the pair have no understanding of "the lives of others".

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Trust Nadine Dorries to sabotage David Cameron's relaunch. Asked by the BBC's Daily Politics if she stood by her criticism of Cameron and George Osborne as "two posh boys who don't know the price of milk", she replied:

Unfortunately I think that not only are Cameron and Osborne two posh boys who don't know the price of milk, but they are two arrogant posh boys who show no remorse, no contrition and no passion to want to understand the lives of others and that is their real crime.

Even by her standards, it's damning stuff ("their real crime"). You can watch the full clip below.

With friends like these: Conservative MP Nadine Dorries.

George Eaton is senior online editor of the New Statesman.

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