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Ed Miliband reaching out for some Wensleydale?

Ed Miliband said most of the right things in his Labour conference address today. It was a speech that did a job—more than competently—but it did not inspire. And yet, to the relief of his audience, it also suggested that he might be able to inspire in the future.

He used his Jewish heritage to tell a compelling personal story and express an unforced patriotic attachment to Britain. There was plenty of north London, but perhaps a surprising amount of…

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