Mrs. May took me by surprise, and I’m hardly alone in that respect.
My immediate reaction last night, though not exactly a deep and thoughtful analysis, having got home late after a lot of beer and fun at a very enjoyable social event…
…was that this sly woman wants to stage some sort of sell-out on Brexit, and needs more lap-dogs to help her under-cut resistance from Tory MPs who take sovereignty seriously.
This morning I remain convinced that’s true.
But her decision to call an election is perfectly constitutional and Brit patriots need to get themselves organised.
NO, roars a hysterical senior citizen from the pages of that bastion of left-liberalism, The Guardian.
Theresa has staged a COUP!
This is no general election, it’s a coup…
So will we later today have televised reports from London, Theresa’s tanks rolling down Oxford Street?
Aaah, actually, not at all.
Shrill senior cit Perkins
The daft old Guardian bat (and former BBC hack, I understand!) Anne Perkins offers not a shred of evidence to support the lurid headline, instead suggesting that May’s move to consult the electorate is a kind of brutal exploitation…
…that MPs in the House of Commons who fear to face the people should band together to deny their constituents the chance to judge their performance.
If one wishes to consider what really constitutes a coup, better if we look back at the antics of that bizarre barrister, former model, philanthropist, and financier…. Gina Miller claims she walked out on her ex-husband …