Embarrassment as David Cameron caught lying about his favourite place for holidaying

I thought the cock up between Holcombe in Devon and Holkham in Norfolk was a classic. Talk about an “oops” moment. Did he really think his PR trick would work? What an embarrassing faux pas.

Pride's Purge

David Cameron has sent local newspapers in Lincolnshire a “personal” letter saying the county is his favourite place to holiday and one of the “jewels in Britain’s crown”:

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Only problem is, Cameron also sent a similarly-worded letter to a local newspaper in York saying exactly the same thing about Yorkshire:

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And local newspapers in Cornwall also got exactly the same “personal” letter:

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And Northumberland:

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And Norfolk. Or perhaps he meant Devon.

But at least one local newspaper in Yorkshire got wise to Cameron’s attempted PR stunt.

Typical Eton arrogance, thinks he can pull the wool over Yorkshire people’s eyes …

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