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The Mail and the Times have evidently been getting high on their own supply of bullshit. There simply isn't the support in Westminster for these clowns to take over on a clean slate and push their delusions through.

May is the compromise candidate, a quiet remainer who is now a commited brexiteer. She is probably the only reason the opposing factions in the Tory party aren't involved in armed conflict. Any time anybody talks about a challenge,, the name of a credible challenger eludes them. All the "big" beasts who are presumed to be jostling to be Prime Minister are too identified with one faction or the other, which means they are unacceptable for the other side.

If this lot were strong armed in, the party would actually split wide open. There is a chasm running through the Tory party and May is currently the only bridge between the two sides.

It's not just brexit that divides them either : The lunatic free traders who want the UK to become a low wage, low regulation offshore tax bank are the brexit ultras. The remainers and soft brexiteers are those who are more grounded in the UK remaining a civilised country. Frankly, I don't think the two halves even make sense as a single group anymore.  

keep to the Fen Causeway

by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Mon Feb 5th, 2018 at 10:35:11 PM EST
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