Yes, it is nasty to kick a person when they are down, but Priti Patel lied to us all about the nature of her “holiday” in Israel last summer and there are questions still to be answered about her loyalties.

Nobody just happens to have a meeting with the Prime Minister of the country they are visiting on holiday. Ms Patel enjoyed a pre-arranged meeting with Benjamin Netanyahu – but we don’t know whether Foreign Office security procedures were followed because we don’t know whether the Foreign Office knew about it. That’s just one of the questions that will need to be answered.

In the meantime, people have been lining up to express their <ahem> sympathy with Ms Patel’s situation:

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