A Rat By Any Other Name….Cameron's Many Appellations!

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A round of applause to the artists who thus depicted the charlatan.

I’ve thought for a while that to continue calling him Cast-Iron is pointless.

We all remember why he got that nick-name, because of his shameless lying when he gave the ‘cast-iron’ pledge to hold a referendum not quite ten years ago, then spat in the face of the electorate by reneging.


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Then we had that poll in which Brits awarded him the Snake, as the animal which his character and conduct most readily conjured up.

Then last week I started referring to him as ‘Off-Shore’ – no need to explain that!

So this lazy Sunday, while I plan to relax with one of my helpful visitors cooking brunch and probably my evening as well, I invite readers to say which, if any, they prefer, and if none of the above, to suggest other good appellationswhichmight suit the swine.