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Martha Gill is comment editor of the Evening Standard. She tweets as @Martha_Gill
The way that the Prime Minister can brush off scandals other politicians couldn’t has become a self-fulfilling prophecy.
Dominic Cummings’ rule-breaking trip to Barnard Castle proved headlines no longer have the ability to force a resignation.
Enough with the personality cults – it’s time for the Labour leader to make politics dull again.
Of course the royals feel trapped and miserable – the institution can’t be changed from within.
“Cancel culture” means individuals can be fired for the crime of causing offence, and Labour should be up in arms about this abuse of workers’ rights.
Why did our leaders look at a nation of queue-enforcing shopkeepers and decide we were too rebellious for proper Covid restrictions?
Women are not stupid: if being direct and assertive was the route to success, they’d already be doing it.
In a true emergency, we don’t want politicians who act based on the latest opinion poll – we want experts with a plan.
The Prime Minister has fooled the country into believing his lack of sincerity somehow makes him authentic.