Author: Borthlas

Leadership hopefuls

Some of the runners and riders in the Tory Donkey Derby managed some interesting quotes following yesterday’s elimination of the three lowest-placed candidates.  Rory Stewart, who scraped into seventh place with 19 votes, was...

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Setting tough targets

I wouldn’t normally tend to endorse any of the candidates for the leadership of the Tory party – they all seem pretty dire to me.  I was, though, struck by something that ‘the Saj’ said yesterday in his pitch.  He argued that he...

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Electoral arithmetic

Last week, the leader of Nigel Farage plc demandedthat his ‘party’ be given a role in future negotiations over Brexit, whilst also demanding that the UK leave the EU without conducting any such further negotiations.  His basis...

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