A bad show
DOING as we say, not as we do, is a venomous glare for politicians – perhaps more than ever given the trauma the country is facing.
A highly pernicious narrative that rules are only for the little people is established through a series of self-inflicted mistakes.
The anger over Partygate – and the never-ending police investigation – still lingers.
The deputy prime minister has gone on holiday for the SECOND time amid a foreign policy crisis, having done the same when he was foreign secretary.
And the dispute over the Chancellor’s wife and her tax status was gleefully taken up by his Labor opponents, although over the years they have been perfectly happy pocketing vast sums of money from Non-Doms themselves.
Meanwhile, the briefing from inside the government on the Rishi Sunak Imbroglio was toxic – and made a bad situation worse.
Frustration is growing among even the most loyal of Tory voters, who loathe the prospect of an incompetent Labor government under their leadership Sir Keir Starmer and Angela Rayner.
He’s showing again, as he did with Brexit, that he’s a man who can see the big picture and put heads together to get things done.
The PM also fully supports his chancellor, who was reportedly considering resigning when revelations about his family finances first broke last week.
Both have to tirelessly concentrate on their work, because thanks Putin’s Barbaric war in Ukraine – and the cost-of-living crisis it has made worse – we are all getting poorer.
And voters need to know and see that the government is really on their side.
A GROWING threat of Spiking in our pubs and clubs leaves trauma in many female victims.
Spiking a person to commit a sex offense carries a maximum sentence of 10 years.
But the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority, which pays up to £1,000 for a sprained wrist, does not currently recognize it as a violent crime.
Victims must be protected from the damage caused and compensated.
Drank at the post office
Any other year, people would see the Grand National winning jockey celebrating with a coffee at a gas station as a heartwarming tale of humble success.
In the current crisis, however, a trip to the services is hardly the cheapest option.
Sam Waley-Cohen must have been tempted to drive Noble Yeats home instead.
https://www.the-sun.com/news/5096194/boris-johnson-fix-tarnished-reputation-downing-street/ Voters need to know and see that the government is really on their side