Of course the British public are even bigger idiots in thinking an amusing buffoon was harmless. I admit I found him funny on Have I Got News For You. The joke is on us.
Its not unusual for by elections to produce unusual results mid term. Given the current circumstances even less surprising.
The question is will this dissatisfaction survive for another 3 years to affect the result of a General Election. I have my doubts.
Which party has held the seat for 200 years?
Which party had a majority of 23,000 votes last election?
Which party leader do you think is most worried this morning?
I know you are a paid up member but time to face reality.
Time for a new leader. (As long as it is not Rees-Mogg).
Labour winning a seat in north Shropshire is about as likely as ... I was going to write Hong Kong having democratic elections, but while there is a possibility (however faint) of Labour winning that seat, I'm afraid there is next to no possibility of HK having democratic elections in the foreseeable future.
Investigations not going too well... But it will be leveled up.
The country’s leading civil servant has stepped down from his role investigating alleged lockdown-breaking parties inside Downing Street after claims emerged he had hosted an event himself over the same period.
No 10 said Simon Case had removed himself from the process “to ensure the ongoing investigation retains public confidence”. He will be replaced by veteran civil servant Sue Gray, second permanent secretary at the communities and levelling up department.