The candidates: Dominic ‘Details’ Raab – the man who can’t recall his own failures

Dominic Raab: As Brexit Secretary, he once admitted he had no understanding of the importance of the Dover-Calais crossing.

At least the Tory leadership race is offering us plenty of comedy.

Dominic Raab, for example, is considered to be a front-runner to be leader of the Conservative Party and prime minister by default – alongside Boris Johnson.

In an interview on The Andrew Marr Show, he described himself as a “details man” – and the nation dissolved into hilarity.

Here are just a few of the tweets in response:

Here are some more details that the “details guy” missed:

Raab told the BBC he would go back to the EU27 for a fairer Brexit deal – especially concerning the Northern Ireland border – but if this was not possible, the UK would leave on World Trade Organisation terms in October.

On domestic and other foreign issues, he said – Oh!

It seems he had nothing to say about those issues.

Apparently being prime minister is about nothing other than Brexit, these days.

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3 thoughts on “The candidates: Dominic ‘Details’ Raab – the man who can’t recall his own failures

  1. nmac064

    Dominic Raab, the nasty Tory who is the son of an immigrant who hates immigrants; the man who resigned in protest at the agreement he himself had negotiated, and of course the character who didn’t know how important the Dover-Calais link is. If it weren’t so tragic for the country he would be a huge joke.


    Is the entire Conservative Party full of these idiots? Is there not one, merely mildy competent, individual within their 50-120,000 members who can stand for PM without provoking hilarity, disgust or law suites?
    Is the state of our politics soooooo bad, that this is the best they can do?
    Not that the rest of the country gets to decide who our nation’s leader is anyway….

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