I don’t think I’ve ever been as appalled by UK politics as I am at this point. That the Leave campaign won the referendum on a pack of lies is a fact in this post-fact world that even its own leaders have implicitly acknowledged by their equivocations, downcast faces and vanishing acts. We are in… Continue reading Brexit: if you think Corbyn is the problem, you haven’t been paying attention
Bercow and burying bad news
It is quite telling that on Monday the Tories opted to a) announce the membership of their new Euro grouping and b) announce the resignation of Ian Clements. Burying bad news? I should coco! At least James Cleverly has the decency to admit it, however obliquely. There isn’t much more I can say about the… Continue reading Bercow and burying bad news
Does the London Mayoralty drive people mad?
Watching Boris Johnson’s appalling behaviour in front of a Parliamentary Select Committee today, I was reminded of someone else: Ken Livingstone circa 2006. The idea of Boris Johnson complaining about partisan attacks is simply too ironic to countenance. This was 2 April, not the day before. Is there something about the role that makes you… Continue reading Does the London Mayoralty drive people mad?