Priti Patel takes herself too seriously and that’s why this blunder is so satisfying

Gone is the trademark smirk: perhaps Ms Patel doesn’t think it’s funny when she makes a stupid mistake.

This is so funny I can’t let it pass by.

Priti Patel, the Home Secretary, announced over the weekend…

Without the slightest hint of self-consciousness, This Writer should add…

That shoplifting in the UK has fallen, when compared with the same time last year.

It seems she had forgotten a small detail:

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  1. lawrencesroberts April 28, 2020 at 10:03 am - Reply

    Shoplifting is down but wife beating is up.

  2. The Toffee (597) April 28, 2020 at 12:23 pm - Reply

    I thought I read about this somewhere over the last weekend….I wasn’t fully awake and thought it was a satirical piece at the time of reading, but it turns out she actually DID say it…

    Just HOW BAD do these people have to be? HOW BEREFT of common sense?

    Christ. On. A. Bike.

    If I was patel’s parents I’d be demanding back every last penny of patel jr’s private school fees.

  3. SteveH April 28, 2020 at 9:03 pm - Reply

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