Was there ever a clearer indication that our prime minister is as corrupt as they come?
Theresa May has announced she is cancelling next year’s Queen’s Speech in order to give herself two more years in office – when the result of the general election clearly shows that a majority of the public don’t want her in Downing Street for one more minute!
Tories are outwardly saying they had planned this all along, in order to provide plenty of time for debates on Brexit – although we have no evidence to suggest this isn’t a lie.
Within the party, it seems the knives are out and being sharpened for Mrs May:
May must SUSO* or FIFO* say Tories
*Shape up or ship out
*Fit in or F off (US husbands version)
Either way is fine
— Jacky Davis (@DrJackyDavis) June 18, 2017
Not only is Mrs May cancelling next year’s Queen’s Speech, she is stripping this year’s legislative programme of many key planks of her Conservative manifesto – the unpopular policies on which she campaigned in this year’s general election.
That might seem a welcome move, but it makes a liar of her, and shows she will betray her own principles if it means she can stay in power. It’s as This Writer said in a previous article – Tories are motivated by greed, except when the result of their greed is a loss of power. Then the two-faced hypocrites will pretend to be the people’s friends for all they’re worth – until they get another Parliamentary majority and are free to do whatever they like and damn your opinion.
The Daily Mirror reported:
Top constitutionalist David Rogers said: “It’s Mrs May’s way of clinging to power.
“But it’s not very strong and stable. There’s nothing more constitutionally stable than the Queen’s Speech.”
David Cameron was the last PM to cancel a Queen’s Speech so Parliament could remain in session for two years… But he had two years worth of legislation to put through.
Mrs May now has barely enough to last a few a months.
But what about Brexit? If it is as complicated as we’ve all been hearing, won’t Mrs May need the time to sort out all the details?
Probably not. It’s more likely she needs the time to sort out how she, personally, can stay in Downing Street.
We’re told senior business leaders are pushing for Mrs May to change course and offer a ‘softer’ Brexit. The Guardian reported:
Senior business figures have heaped further pressure on Theresa May to change course for a softer Brexit in the wake of the election, amid fresh warnings of the impact of immigration controls and leaving the single market.
Business groups are pressing Downing Street for a change in tone, as well as a formal role in the Brexit process. They also want an end to May’s repeated mantra that “no deal is better than a bad deal”.
British businesses have sounded the alarm over damaging labour shortages after Brexit, with thousands warning that they will be hurt by even a modest move away from the EU’s free movement rules.
But the mood in the party is that Eurosceptic MPs will launch a leadership challenge – possibly within 10 days – if Mrs May doesn’t stick to the ‘hard’ Brexit that she – a former Remain supporter, remember, and therefore wallowing in hypocrisy again – has promised.
According to the Torygraph:
Theresa May will face a “stalking horse” challenge to topple her as Prime Minister if she waters down Brexit, senior Tories have warned.
Leading Eurosceptic MPs have told The Telegraph they are prepared to mount an immediate leadership challenge if Mrs May deviates from her original plan.
Conservative MPs – including Cabinet ministers – have concluded that Mrs May cannot lead them into the next election and they are now discussing when she could go.
Eurosceptic MPs have warned that any attempt to keep Britain in the customs union and single market or any leeway for the European Court of Justice to retain an oversight function will trigger an “overnight” coup.
She has her supporters too – but they seem to be doing more harm than good. Rachel Johnson – sister of Boris – turned up on LBC to defend Mrs May, by claiming she was a victim of the Grenfell Tower fire as well.
Boris Johnson's sister hits out with the worst take on anything ever… pic.twitter.com/eU16fOKBYu
— Angry Salmond (@AngrySalmond) June 17, 2017
Her comments have been widely reviled, and may been considered laughable when one remembers Ms Johnson herself attacked Mrs May at the Tory conference in 2015, saying her speech came on ‘National Front day’:
— Jagruti Dave (@Jags_Dave) October 6, 2015
In fact, as far as Tory support for Mrs May goes, it seems the best that can be said is that her supporters are campaigning in the same way all Tories did during the election – by negatively claiming her policies are better than having a “Marxist” Labour government.
— Aaron Bastani (@AaronBastani) June 18, 2017
Of course, Labour isn’t Marxist, so they’re campaigning on a lie (in the same way all Tories did during the election).
Put this together with the rage Mrs May kindled in the country when she responded to the Grenfell Tower tragedy with indifference – can anybody forget this footage of her running for the safety of a ministerial car rather than facing the public?
— EL4C (@EL4JC) June 16, 2017
If she manages to stay in office long enough for this year’s Queen’s Speech, it will only be due to corrupt manipulation of the system (in This Writer’s opinion).
For the good of the United Kingdom, Theresa May must go.
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