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Theresa May: Politically, she’s a dead woman walking (with apologies for the fact that I don’t have a picture of her as a ghost) [Art: Dave Brown].

Before beginning, This Writer should clarify that the line about haunting Downing Street is not mine – it was said by Roisin Conaty on the BBC’s Have I Got News For You (see below).

I wouldn’t want to get caught out plagiarising someone else, like Theresa May did in her speech (see below)!

That might encourage Tories to abuse me by calling me “scum”, which of course they never do (see below)!

Now that I have made the above clear, let’s have some entertainment.

This clip from Have I Got News For You includes a discussion of why Theresa May cannot sack Boris Johnson, which makes not only entertaining but informative viewing. For balance, perhaps it should be viewed in conjunction with the following, from the BBC#s Question Time, explaining why he absolutely should be sacked and never allowed near UK politics again.

On the subject of Mr Johnson, Mrs May really is between a rock and a hard place, but we should have no sympathy for her because it is a situation entirely of her own making.

The clip also makes mockery of Mrs May’s cough – for which she seems to have garnered considerable sympathy among a certain section of the public. She had a cold! She shouldn’t be penalised for that – right?

The following tweet puts such comments in perspective. I would apologise for the gross profanity in it but in the circumstances, perhaps I won’t:

Another? Here’s Chris Williamson:

Let’s expand on this, regarding the Labour policies Mrs May stole:

Meanwhile, the Tories have been trying to improve their image by claiming they don’t wallow in abusive behaviour, while accusing Labour of doing the same. How’s that going for them?

Hmm. Not a great advert for Mrs May and her party, then.

And her perceived vulnerability has led to backstabbing:

Here’s Theresa May’s response to her critics:

And here’s a response to the response:

Put it all together and, yes, you have a prime minister whose luck has run out.

If she wasn’t so desperate to cling to the illusion of power, Theresa May would have handed us her resignation on October 6. She’ll have to do it sooner or later and the wiser heads in her party know the later she leaves it, the worse it will be for the rest of them.

And the country as a whole.

In the meantime, she continues to haunt 10 Downing Street – the ‘Grey Lady’ of UK politics, unable to do anything real but unwilling to depart.


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