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It’s difficult to tell which colour-conservative faction is smaller: red Tories, or green? Philip Blond’s red Toryism caught the headlines, altered the language used by Cameron and Osborne, and had some influence on policy (including the upcoming ownership green paper). But genuine “red Tories” are rare—in fact, I’m not sure I know of any who really believes Blond’s thesis, as distinct from finding it intriguing, or useful. But in researching Prospect’s lead opinion this month, on the rise of Zac…

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