One speech; two messages

The Prime Minister announced a “family test” for new Government policies this week. His used his speech to affirm his belief in the importance of marriage and marriage tax breaks, but also praised (some) single parents, conceded that marriage might not be for all and acknowledged that in┬ácases of domestic violence safety was more important than a family staying together.

The Guardian headlined their article with “Parents separating can sometimes be best for children“.

“Whereas the Telegraph went with, “Nothing matters more than family“, with no reference to single parents, domestic violence or co-habiting.

Which seems to show that PM can make one equivocal speech and sit back and watch the newspapers sell it to their readers…