The Hollowness of David Cameron

Who is the real David Cameron? We'll probably never know—and he may not, either.

Issue: May-June 2014

IN ANTHONY TROLLOPE’S NOVELPhineas Redux, Mr. Daubeny, a prime minister modeled on Benjamin Disraeli, proudly announces, “See what we Conservatives can do. In fact we will conserve nothing when we find that you do not desire to have it conserved any longer.” It’s a credo that Prime Minister David Cameron appears to live by.

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