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Instant Opinion: Dominic Cummings' contempt ‘makes the public feel like fools'

Posted On: 26 May 2020   |   Posted By: The Week

Instant Opinion: Dominic Cummings' contempt ‘makes the public feel like fools'

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Tuesday, May 26, 2020 - 12:34pm
The Week's daily round-up highlights the five best opinion pieces from across the British and international media, with excerpts from each.
1. Fintan O'Toole in The Guardian on the double standard being exhibited by Downing Street
Cummings' contempt for lockdown rules makes the public feel like fools
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