David Cameron's performance in Thursday's leaders' debate continued to unravel this weekend.
David Cameron’s performance in Thursday’s leaders’ debate continued to unravel this weekend. His claims that Humberside Police had “five different police cars and they were just about to buy a £73,000 Lexus” were disputed by the police, who pointed out just how misleading and factually inaccurate he was. The Met also challenged Cameron’s jibes about “form-fillers” as misleading and out of context.
He has also been called out in a new video which highlights more differences between what he says on camera, and what he does off it: fine words on care for the elderly – but he walked away from cross party talks on care; on policing – but he won’t protect the police from cuts; and on education – yet schools will also not be protected from cuts.
Also this weekend, his farcical anecdote about meeting a “40-year-old black man” who had served in the Navy “for 30 years” fell apart, the Plymouth Herald revealing the gentleman in question is 51 years old. He told the paper that:
“Britain needs immigrants.”
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