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Are the Tories being bullied?


Some of the language being used about the government's housing benefit reforms has been described as very strong and offensive.

It began with Chris Bryant who named it "sociological cleansing" and Boris Johnson referred to Kosovo.

The Guardian's Polly Toynbee and Conservative blogger Tim Montgomerie debate whether these comments make the Tories look like the nasty party.

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