Aug 26, 2022 • 24M

The Crosby Show

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This time it’s the Crosby Show…as we examine the influence of political strategist Sir Lynton Crosby, advisor to David Cameron, Theresa May and Boris Johnson.


Australian Crosby – sometimes known as the 'Wizard of Oz' - is credited with founding the “dead cat” strategy, which involves creating a diversion if your favoured candidate is coming under intense pressure.


It’s a tactic which has arguably defined Boris Johnson’s tenure in Downing Street...

Max Colbert who has written about Crosby for Byline Times joins Adrian Goldberg in conversation.

Produced in Birmingham by Adrian Goldberg

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