Sorry, sorry, yet more 'Brexit' ruminations. It's Monday and I am a worried man. We all enjoyed the celebrations and the news that 'Dim Dave' had a little weep when he was forced to hand over the keys to No.10 - poor diddums! We also enjoyed the sight and sound of all those crooks and creeps in Brussels snapping and snarling at ces Brits merdiques! But now it is beginning to dawn on us, well, me, at any rate, that it is a long time between June and October which is when a new Tory leader will be installed. Already the siren songs from the likes of Peter Mandelson, Michael Heseltine, Ken Clarke are starting, urging caution, don't upset the foreigners, beware the pitfalls, don't be rash, and so on ad nauseum. Meanwhile, of course, these treacherous, lying liars will be using every trick in the book to thwart the declared intent of a majority of British people. The Tory party should get a grip, choose the obvious new leader, Boris, and then get on with disentangling us from the EU. As Peter Hitchens points out in The Mail, it has been done before:
The Tory Party can act much faster than this, and actually did so in October 2003 after the media-sponsored coup against Ian Duncan Smith (the model for the current campaign against Mr Corbyn) removed IDS from office on 29th October.
Eight days later, on 6th November, Michael Howard was declared the new leader. All his rivals withdrew in the interests of unity and peace. There was no election among MPs, and the Party Board decided there was equally no need to ask the party membership what they thought. As far as I know, the rules are the same now as they were then. All we need is for Theresa May and that other chap to recognise that they have no hope, and that the country needs a new prime minister pronto, and Alexander ‘Boris’ Johnson can be in Downing Street, chairing his first Cabinet, by Friday.
So get on with it, all you Tory boys and gels, before the fudgers stick their rotten fingers in to manipulate the end result!