OPINION: The Tories trendy? Only in the movies

So there you are with your Coke and popcorn, settled comfortably in your cinema seat awaiting the start of the big picture. Who should appear in the opening commercial? Why it’s none other than William Hague, the baseball cap-wearing, Notting Hill Carnival groover trying to persuade his fellow young swingers that voting Tory is cool. Even Robin Wight, a member of Hague’s creative forum and owner of a tongue so silver that he could persuade us the world is flat, might struggle with that brief.

So there you are with your Coke and popcorn, settled comfortably in

your cinema seat awaiting the start of the big picture. Who should

appear in the opening commercial? Why it’s none other than William

Hague, the baseball cap-wearing, Notting Hill Carnival groover trying to

persuade his fellow young swingers that voting Tory is cool. Even Robin

Wight, a member of Hague’s creative forum and owner of a tongue so

silver that he could persuade us the world is flat, might struggle with

that brief.



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