2 thoughts on “Another Bernard Castle???

  1. This is the funniest thing that has happened in politics in my lifetime! (Quite probably, the first funny thing in politics in my lifetime). I called in to my local Co-op this morning, saw the headline about Javid in the newspaper rack, and couldn’t stop laughing! When I got home and looked up some more, my laughs became belly-laughs.

    Sky News says that Johnson and Sunak were contacted directly by NHS people, not pinged by the app. And that “legally” requires them to self-isolate for 10 days! Heh heh heh. Boot. Foot. Other. Hoist. Petard. Own.

    I do hope that this will lead to a proper debate on what “the rule of law” is. In my view, it means that the rules we are expected to follow must be the same for everyone with no exceptions. But I’m not holding my breath yet. The media are so corrupt that they are still with the establishment. As witness the “on-line safety bill,” intended to silence people like you and me, that makes exceptions for those “qualified” as “journalists.”

    If I compare politics to a game of chess, Javid is a genius player. With one move, he has neutralized both the current incumbent and his main rival for the Tory party leadership. And he hasn’t been in his place long enough to be held responsible for the situation. Gove is already compromised by his recent trip to Portugal. When the Tory rank and file get restive this winter after lockdowns are re-imposed, who will they turn to? David Davis? Steve Baker? Or Javid? I can’t think of any other candidates.

    For the avoidance of doubt, I do wish Sajid Javid a speedy and complete recovery from the coronavirus. 🙂

    1. Made me laugh too! You couldn’t write it. Barnard Castle pt.2.
      I reckon they’ve got Sunak lined up for the job. Boris is on the wane!!

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