“Then a man who is clean shall gather up the ashes of the heifer, and store them outside the camp in a clean place”New King James Version, Numbers 19:9
Simon Heffer is clearly positioning himself beyond the pale, his homophobic attack on Nicholas Boles (and Iain Dale) immediately after the the election, blaming their gaydom for them losing (as if North Norfolk had 10,000 anti-gay voters) has not been forgotten. Cameron’s Conservatives are he wrote in the Torygraph yesterday “not really of an intellectual stature worthy of my wanting to engage in debate with” he says. Some of them are poofs as well.
“This is, at its heart, a matter of public trust,” he told the PM, concluding: “I cannot reconcile the terms of the proposed deal with the promises we made to the country in our manifesto at the last election… I believe that the regulatory regime proposed for Northern Ireland presents a very real threat to the integrity of the United Kingdom. I cannot support an indefinite backstop arrangement, where the EU holds a veto over our ability to exit…”