Some people were sitting around yesterday saying that they were beginning to feel sorry for Theresa May.
I had to remind them that she was the one responsible for sending the Home Office on the hunt for illegal immigrants which lead to deporting hundreds of West Indians to a country which they hadn't seen since they were invited to come over here to help run our transport system.
She knew that she was taking on an impossible job, but she could not resist the office of Prime Minister. They all have their eye on 10 Downing Street and one of them will shortly be taking her place once she has taken the blame for Brexit.
She deserves to take the blame for Brexit. She is a lousy negotiator (when she does, indeed, negotiate) and the EU now has got Britain just where they wanted - by the balls.
She has deliberately dragged her feet since Chequers thinking she could force her own government to accept the flawed deal out of desperation. She is only in still power from buying-off the DUP. Her own party doesn't want her but they didn't want her job before the inevitable catastrophe of Brexit had unfolded on her watch.
They are just about to vote on whether or not to allow an exit from the EU with no deal. What's the betting that they will allow a disorderly and unregulated departure just so British businesses can actually make plans for it?
9 years of austerity followed by this.
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