Mensch-watch: Just in case anyone thought we were getting a kindler, gentler Tory party in the UK, here’s this exchange from during the real-time ministerial reshuffle, when it was (erroneously) believed that loathed health minister Jeremy Hunt had lost his spot:

Note in what follows that this poor bloke merely reported an occurrence.

Who would take that on? Our old friend Louise Mensch stepped up:

and

and

Mensch is a big supporter of Teresa May, who once observed that the Tories had to lose their reputation as the “nasty party”. How’s that going?

Peter Fray

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