What to make of the story doing the rounds today that Damian McBride is ‘actively working for ministers again’?
‘It certainly tallies with what I’ve heard,’ a Downing Street deep-throat tells me. He then offers some sage advice:
‘Following “senior Labour sources” in anything by ******* ******** is usually a good way of keeping track of what McBride’s up to.’
My natural instinct to protect a fellow journalist’s sources prevents me from naming the hack that Downing Street knows is in cahoots with the exiled McBride. But it would be rude not to provide a clue or two…