Kennedy’s Speech Rehearsal

On balance his speech yesterday went down well. Journalists were amused to see that in an apposite schedule clash, Ming had chosen to visit a non-alcoholic juice bar when the speech was to be delivered. This was scheduled after Charlie had indicated that he would not be willing to shake hands or embrace Ming on stage for a “we’re all friends now” photo-op.

Fearing “Ming Snubs Kennedy Speech” stories, Ming’s juice trip was re-arranged and Ming was propped up in the front row to be seen cheering enthusiastically by the assembled photographers and cameramen.

To hear a covert recording from the night before of Charlie’s speech rehearsal click here.

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Quote of the Day

Dominic Raab wrote in his letter of resignation…

“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…”


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