Well, Boris has lost his first vote in the House of Conmen and the losers have won. For now.
Jerry Cordite is crowing that ‘his plan’ is working even though his plan to take control of the UK has now failed. It no longer matters who is PM, the legislation they plan to put through tomorrow means the UK PM takes his orders from Brussels and cannot object.
All of Jerry’s schemes will come to nothing. The EU forbid governments from bailing out industries so the steel works are now doomed. So are the car manufacturers and many others. The government, no matter who is in charge, can do nothing to help.
Even in the unlikely event that Grandpa Semtex wins an election, there is now nothing he can do. Not a damn thing, not unless the EU approves it first. Oh he’ll get socialism, he just won’t be the one in charge of it. Whatever they promised him, he really should know by now, they lied. He is not going to get a free hand.
The lunatics in Parliament want to hand the EU power to extend the Brexit date unilaterally and indefinitely. And remainers think that’s it – we stay in the EU and nothing will change.
Have they paid no heed to the spoutings of Tusky Don and Guy Thermostat and others? The EU is going to hammer the shit out of this country for trying to leave. All those remainers are going to have to cast very widely to find someone to blame.
Well, at least Boris has sacked the Remainers from his party. All of them. So he no longer has a majority, so what? Losing that vote means his government has no teeth anyway. He might as well clean house. There’s nothing else left to do but clear out the turncoats… and wait.
He might have failed. He might have gambled and lost. He might have royally screwed up.
Or he might be playing a blinder.
A general election is pretty much unavoidable now. The government has lost so many MPs it’s not viable to continue. The opposition cannot simply take over, and the government can no longer function. General election it is then.
Has he done this deliberately? If he tried to call an election before now, the opposition would have voted it down. Corbyn might be confident he’d win it but not all of Labour are so stupid. Also, all those MPs who switched party will have to face an electorate who voted them in on a manifesto they have now not just abandoned, but actually and vocally oppose. They certainly don’t want their gravy train to hit those buffers too soon.
A general election will see carnage. If there had been one when Boris took over, as the other parties insisted (including those MPs who changed parties and so had less of a mandate than Boris did), the Brexit party might have won a seat or two.
Now? Well it’s a whole new ball game. The House of Conmen is in chaos, MPs switching parties, Tories with no majority at all, Labour now outed as pro-EU and anti-Brexit, Lib Dems being Lib Dems with 20% of their MPs elected on the opposite manifesto for which they now stand and Catarrholine Mucus imagining she’s in charge.
This time, assuming the skin and bones of the Tory party has any sense at all, they’ll do a deal with Smoky Nigel and his Brexit party. If Boris is telling the truth then both parties want the same thing. At this point in time, no other policies really matter. It’s all going to be about Brexit.
And of course, if Brexit is achieved, the Brexit Party has no further purpose. They can stand down and trigger by-elections, or become Tories, or just see out their terms as MPs, whatever. They probably won’t get voted in again once they’ve done their job, and I’m pretty sure most of them will be happy to just let it go. Of course, if Brexit is not achieved, well… then it could get very interesting.
This general election, if it happens, will be that ‘People’s Vote’ the Remainers have been demanding. Here you go. Will you vote pro- or anti-Brexit? There really are no other issues that matter for this one.
The timing, though, is either incredibly lucky or a master stroke, because the EU dictatorship has to simultaneoulsy deal with the imminent collapse of the Italian and Spanish governments.
Add to this the continuing weekend protests in France and the refusal of the Eastern EU countries to allow themselves to be invaded by mass immigration and the EU has a lot to contend with now. Oh, and just to top it off, Italy is considering leaving.
It’s clear the EU is finished. It’s falling apart. Staying in it now would be insanity and if we do, we are going to be made to suffer for trying to leave before the entire edifice comes crashing down.
If Brexit fails, this country is going to suffer. Badly. The EU will make an example of us and they’ll want to do it before any other country tries to leave so it will be swift and brutal.
Hang on to the silly blue flags, Remainers. You’ll soon need them to keep yourselves warm.