Priti Patel: threat or menace?

Priti Patel: why is she always smirking?

Is Priti Patel trying to take advantage of Boris Johnson’s long absence (he hasn’t been seen for nine days at the time of writing) to make a bid to become the bete noir of the Conservative Party?

First she flaunted her racist credentials by claiming that Johnson isn’t one when he so obviously is – and by proposing a racist immigration policy that, if it had been imposed in the 1960s, would have prevented her parents from coming to the UK – and her from being born here.

Now there is controversy over whether our security services are happy for her to be at briefings or consider her a risk:

Ms Patel would have brought any distrust on herself after being sacked from Theresa May’s cabinet for trying to conduct her own foreign policy in Israel.

And she seems unable to have a simple conversation with staff without upsetting them:

The only rational explanation would be that she is trying to take some of the heat off her prime minister – who, by the way, hasn’t been seen for nine days (at the time of writing), despite the national flooding emergency – although he hasn’t bothered to declare it as such – and all the other crises that have been going on.

But let’s be honest with ourselves: nobody really believes it’s that, do we?

She simply acting true to character.

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2 thoughts on “Priti Patel: threat or menace?

  1. Stu

    We are suffering from a lazy, self-serving PM who delegates at every opportunity.
    This leaves ambitious MP’s like Patel plenty scope to extend her influence but it’s going to get her fired.
    The only people seeming to support her at the moment are the ones that she can fire !

  2. Bal S

    Pritti Patel: why is she always smirking?

    A typical mannerism for a typical self-serving, right wing, immigrant scapegoating, vulture crapitalist Tory sociopath.

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