It could have been so different. A Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition not only ought to have worked—it could have been transformative. By fusing together Conservative ideas about the free market with the Lib Dem tradition of political radicalism, the government could have become a watershed administration.
Alas, we've ended up with Continuity Brown economics, a lack of real political reform and government by Sir Humphrey.
The possibility of radical reform walked out of Whitehall with Steve Hilton.blog comments powered by Disqus
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