Deep down, the majority of Conservative MPs know that the whole enterprise is a warehouse full of snake oil. So there is a twisted logic in giving the sales job to Johnson, their most talented charlatan.
There is only so long that a government can parade a corpse and ask the public to admire it. Tories can dress it up in different costumes, stick a Boris-style wig on it, spray it with perfume, but the idea itself has started to putrefy. Its complexion has turned sallow.
@rpcutts These people truly are idiots. I heard Leadsome drawing up some more 'Bold red lines' yesterday. Yeah 'cos that worked really well last time, didn't it. Don't they ever learn ?
I saw another campaign launched with
Bizarrely, the Promise line was masked in pink crayon. Took me a full 45 seconds to get the message. 'Oh so you're not merely promising Brexit but you will deliver it' but you refuse to say how. OK. Here's my vote.
Stream of inane drivel.
Some legacy microblogging.
Carrying bags of sand and what have you.