Boris’ stock rises every time House of Cowards frustrates our wishes, says LEO McKINSTRY

AT the House of Cowards, it is business as usual this week. Confusion, paralysis and obstinacy still reign at the Commons, where MPs have indulged in yet more delaying tactics over Brexit. Parliament should be a shining beacon for democracy but it has been transformed by a bunch of mediocrities into an arena for obstructing the electorate’s will.

On Tuesday evening, MPs had a golden opportunity finally to resolve the Brexit crisis when they voted on the Prime Minister’s deal with the EU. For a brief moment, the flame of optimism burned as they decided in principle, by a majority of 30, to back his deal. Having made this apparent breakthrough, the House then dramatically undid its good work by rejecting the timetable for the passage of the Bill, on the spurious grounds that more time is needed for debate, even though the...
source: Express

2019-10-24 03:59
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