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    Some will say that Mr Cameron's emergency appearance in Birmingham on Tuesday was self-serving and unimportant. I disagree.

    This came close to the moment Tony Blair had after James Bulger's terrible murder in 1993 when the then Shadow Home Secretary - talking of 'a hammer blow against the sleeping conscience of the country' - caught the mood of a country adrift in despair.
    Mr Cameron did not produce any single, platinum phrase. He did not need to.
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    platinum phrase = useful word?

    He doesn't speak any useful word?

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    Default Re: platinum phrase = useful word?

    Quote Originally Posted by thedaffodils View Post
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    platinum phrase = useful word?

    He doesn't speak any useful word?

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    Platinum is the most valuable precious metal.

    In this context, it is suggesting that he did not produce a brilliant and memorable sentence, but by implication his sentence was perfect in its expression of the mood in the country at that moment.

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