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    Britain has a new PM...
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    Let the groveling begin!

    Amber Rudd and Liz Truss arrived together. At just the wrong moment. They looked up in panic to see the photographers were all pointing their cameras elsewhere. Professional politicians to the last, they both stopped dead in their tracks and rummaged in their handbags for some imaginary items. Glancing up to make sure the snappers had now noticed them, the two cabinet ministers started walking forward again. What was the point of turning up to an event like this if your appearance went unrecorded?

    Here in the hall every pathology was on view. The smug, the needy, the desperate, the amoral and the deluded. And that was just Boris Johnson. Elsewhere we had Tory MPs pushing one another aside to catch the eye of Gavin Williamson and Grant Shapps, who were revelling in their status as Team Boris fixers-in-chief. “Gizza job, I love Boris, me,” they mewled pathetically. Jo Johnson merely sat chained to his seat in the second row, alongside his father and his sister. A newly converted Brexiter by birth if not by belief.

    There were some absentees, though. No Theresa May, Philip Hammond, Rory Stewart or David Gauke. All soon to disappear to the backbenches. Spare a thought too for Matt Hancock, a man who has yet to find a principle he won’t betray for the advancement of his own career. He was stuck at health questions trying to explain why the green paper on further reducing the sugar content of drinks had nothing to do with him, even though it had been his idea. Hancock is very much hoping to become the first minister for obesity.


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    Well bless their hearts.
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    Just like the Brits to try and outdo America
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    Quote Originally Posted by Conor Dary View Post
    Here in the hall every pathology was on view. The smug, the needy, the desperate, the amoral and the deluded. And that was just Boris Johnson.
    BJ (!) is nothing if not a Cosmic Hot Mess . . . sartorially, politically, linguistically. He won't survive Brexit, because he has already made sure Britain won't survive it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jeremyp View Post
    Just like the Brits to try and outdo America
    Ironically, Boris Johnson was born in New York while his father was studying at Columbia University.
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    My calendar says it's July 31.
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    He is no Mick Jagger, no Roger Daltry, he is no Robert Plant or Rod Stewart, he is no Freddie Mercury or Ian Gillian. .. Britain is doomed!
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    His buffoonery is, of course, an act, but underneath the clownish exterior is an overly ambitious man, who, like the dog who chases and catches the car, he has no idea what to do with No. 10 Downing St. But his crash and burn will be sensationally entertaining.
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    Hmmmm, August 1.
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