Voters have a keen nose for authenticity.
Indeed, they value it regardless of whether they necessarily share a politician’s views.
- Mark Wallace
It’s not uncommon to hear people say that while they didn’t agree with Margaret Thatcher, at least she stood up for what she believed in – or to express their contempt for Tony Blair’s weasel words, even if they broadly liked his actual policies.
Politicians such as Nigel Farage and Jeremy Corbyn build followings on the perception that they speak their minds and…