At the foot of the article we show the trending arrogant and dismissive article by Matthew Parris published in The Times this weekend. With the paper being behind a paywall, a lot of people can’t read the whole thing, although Tim Stanley of the Telegraph has a lot of quotes from it in his reactive article.
Matthew Parris was a Tory MP, but is now a journalist. A fully paid-up member of “the elite”, he has homes in he owns homes in Spain, Derbyshire, and the Docklands of east London.
Here is Lord Ashcroft’s tweet sending out the scan of the article, and Douglas Carswell’s reaction from Clacton:
And here is the “offending” article: