Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia: Getting better? From nerve agent poisoning?

The Salisbury poisoning case is fast moving from tragedy to farce. If – when? – Sergei Skripal comes off the critical list, there will be serious questions to be answered – by the Conservative government of the United Kingdom.

And the government isn’t very good at answering questions. I mean, have you seen the presentation we made to other nations, to encourage them to impose sanctions on Russia?

It was a series of slides – and they weren’t very good.

Slide 1:

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Right. Did anybody see a scrap of actual evidence – showing that Russia was responsible for… well, any of it – in that little lot? I didn’t.

Off-Guardian has these slides, coupled with a commentary that would be hilarious if it wasn’t accurate.

So much for the UK’s answers. The Russians, unfortunately, have lots more questions, and kindly put them on this short video:

Theresa May is reportedly considering her response. If I was Russian, I wouldn’t be holding my breath waiting.

Meanwhile, here in the real world, the public have been asking some serious questions of their own – and making some very pointed observations:

Last word must go to Hovellin’ Hermit, below, who hits the nail right on the head:


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