Imagine, for a moment, that you awoke one morning from uneasy dreams and found yourself transformed in your bed into a Conservative member of parliament. Unfazed, you decided to go about your day; go to your office, start replying to emails from constituents, and so on.
Say that, at some point, you received a message from a political journalist considering writing a story about something related to you. Would you:
- Politely reply to that journalist privately?
- Ignore them and hope for the best?
- Decide to publicly tweet about the exchange, apoplectic that a reporter had dared to do their job by attempting to hold you, a public servant, accountable?
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