Dave’s Stye Shows Stress


Styes often develop in times of stress. Chatting to a less than jolly David Cameron two weeks ago, Guido noticed the PM had one. It is still there judging from this picture from Brussels.

The endless negotiations, flying perpetually around Europe, having to endure meetings with minor politicians, the certainty of the coming tumult when the dire deal is finalised, the knowledge that the party he leads will begin a bitter battle with Boris breathing down his neck. All political careers end in failure. Cameron hoped to avoid that fate by wisely opting only for two terms after achieving a heroic and historic majority. You have to feel for Dave…

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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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