When a general election looms, the easy targets are almost unmissable

The past few days have once again revealed an unattractive side of politics which would offend voters more if the failing wasn't widely shared by the electorate. It is that willingness to whip up public feeling against easy targets while keeping heads safely down where There is even short-term risk.

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