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Eurosceptic, Brokeback Coalition - whatever next?

Michael Crick | 17:55 UK time, Wednesday, 28 July 2010

The vast majority of politicians go through the whole of their careers without ever coming up with a memorable phrase, or a term that gets into the political lexicon.

But my old friend Tom Fairbrother points out that David Davis can be credited with two.
First, Davis claims to have invented the term Eurosceptic, back during the Conservatives' internal wars over Europe in the 1990s.

And now he's come up with the term Brokeback Coalition - though he denies doing so - a term which I suspect will be with us for many years.

Whatever next?



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