Cameron’s ten pledges: the pretense is over, Thatcherism is back!

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Adam Lent on Cameron's 10 election pledges - oddly enough delivered in the Sun:

If you needed to sum up these pledges, the following wouldn’t be an unfair precis: deep spending cuts, tax cuts for the rich, tough on long-term benefit claimants, not much to offer the newly unemployed.

Good to see that Cameron’s progressive and compassionate conservatives have finally made that break with their Thatcherite past.

That's about it. But in case you want more:

Despite the fact that he says the Conservative Party has changed and is now “paying attention to the big issues of the future”, there is not a single mention in his pledges of the environment.

Good, isn't it? The man is beyond belief.