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This latest addition to the long list of infamy does politics no good, but the arguments over who is to blame will be a distraction for a while longer yet

Alleged bullying, blackmail, crude ambition and lots of sex – the “Tatler Tory” scandal currently distracting voters from talk of war and spending cuts has got it all.

In the bad old days, political scandals were simpler and usually suppressed anyway. Labour MPs tended to get into trouble over money and Tory MPs for dropping their trousers, either with a guardsman in the park or with a good-time girl at Cliveden . Both propensities were routinely attributed to the social failings of public schools.