Plans for Nigel
IF the Brexit Party poses a mortal threat to Boris Johnson’s Tories, it is time Nigel Farage ensured it did not.
Consider what is at stake. Both men want Brexit “come what may, do or die”.
Boris still prefers a civilised deal with Brussels. Fine. But since Remainer MPs have all but killed any chance of that, he’d go for No Deal.
It will not be the PM’s fault if the Supreme Court forces Britain by law to beg the EU for a delay instead. But it is assumed Farage’s party will then destroy the Tories at an election. To what end?
Farage seems to have few real political ambitions and will never form a Government. Corbyn will, if the Tories are crushed. Which now means No Brexit.
Farage wants a pact. The Tories are resisting — but they should rethink.
Remainers will act tactically. Leavers must too. Farage should stand ONLY in Leave-backing seats the Tories can never win. He must only target Remain parties: Labour and the Lib Dems.
If he and Boris’s pro-Leave Tories cannot join forces they will wreck Brexit. And Farage’s life’s work will be for nothing.
THE Remainer MPs’ stomach-churning love-in for their departing stooge Bercow was another insult to an enraged public.
Half the Commons stood to applaud him: The Remainer half. What more does anyone need to know?
Ordinary people, if they recall him at all, will remember only a preening egomaniac who twisted Parliamentary rules and trashed the historic reputation of his previously impartial office to help his pals override 17.4million votes.
The pompous windbag embodies an illegitimate, anti-democratic establishment long overdue its reckoning.
With last night’s election-blocking vote these cowards even postponed that, leaving the Government and Parliament crippled for nearly three months but the electorate disgracefully shut out.
Bercow isn’t quite finished. He will stick around till October 31 for one reason: To help hammer the final nails in the coffin of Brexit and our democracy.
Boris’s Government must stop him — as well as denying him the customary peerage he’ll assume is his.
THE strikes crippling BA are an outrage. Tens of thousands of holidays and business trips wrecked through greed.
It’s not just the £40million a day it costs BA. It is the damage to its reputation: an airline at the mercy of union bullies.
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Most BA pilots have pay packages others only dream of.
But their militant union Balpa rejected an inflation-busting rise far less well-paid staff accepted.
Rich pilots wrecking ordinary people’s holidays through avarice? We cannot imagine a less popular cause.