Tory Hopeful Andrea Offers Hope, Briefly…

I have been paying somewhat desultory attention to the Tory leadership battle in the UK and, as readers noted yesterday…

Any Card-Carrying British Tories Out There? 

…I am marginally more at ease with the prospect of Andrea Leadsom taking over than with the shuddery thought of a machtergreifung by pro-EuroCourt turncoat Theresa May.


Andrea Leadsom, right, suggested in an interview published on Saturday in national newspaper The Times, that her status as a mother gives her an advantage over rival Theresa May, who does not have children.


So when when I spotted, on a quick flick through the Google News Search, that Andrea had said there was a “need to exterminate vermin,” I flicked back expectantly -an extremely pleasing image had sprung to mind…


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…but alas, when I read on, it was some very much smaller, and less malodorous, and VERY much less death-deserving, ‘vermin’ that she had in mind.



“…which foxes are….”.Andrea Leadsom’s leadership pitch aimed at rightwing 

Oh, well, it was a delightful, albeit transient, thought, at least.