Boris Johnson

The gentleman fool

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Following on from the previous post, I wanted to add the following. In such extraordinary times, when we are facing a coup, only a patsy, or a a very narrow-minded lawyer, says things like, ‘We have to play like a gentleman, if the law says X then X it is’. Lenin and Stalin went out […]

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Quote of the Day

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Formertory in the comments: The continuing clearout of the Conservative Party puts me in mind (without wishing to be indelicate on a Sunday morning) of an episode many years ago when I had a colonoscopy. For 24 hours beforehand I had to drink a disgusting liquid intended to, ah, clear me out. The unpleasantness of […]

Boris Johnson

Is it my birthday?

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Amber Rudd resigns from the Conservative Party! It’s almost like what everyone on this side of the blogosphere has been saying for years: show some balls and the wets who are dragging us down will soon run away crying. Big girl’s blouses running off in a spaz tantrum gulping great buckets of air while radish-sized […]

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The appetite for conservative policies

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Some people have wondered whether there really is an appetite for more conservative policies amongst the British people. I’d say the fact that Boris Johnson’s government got a poll boost when they started talking tougher about prison sentences shows that there is. Sure there are smaller parties that talk like that that get nowhere. But […]

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Boris bounced like a flat basketball

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I’m in the middle of summer hols, and there isn’t much internet access, which explains the lack of posting, but I thought I should note while I have the chance to be online that all the signs still are that Boris will fudge his No Deal Brexit. He talks a good game, but past evidence […]