In a press conference earlier today, a shadow cabinet spokesman announced that the conclusion of the Period of Reflection and Contemplation Commission on why things went wrong last Thursday is that ‘It wuz the sheds wot dun it’
“It cannot be a co-incidence” he said “that the appearance of all of these festively-decorated wooden sheds on our high streets during the last two weeks of the campaign, and particularly on polling day itself, distracted voters from their main purpose of electing a Labour government.”
Have you noticed how the Question Time audience make more sense than the panel recently? I’m sorry to say that’s because our politicians and media have completely lost touch with the mood of the country.
One of the most noticeable differences has been the greater number of calls for a “ Peoples Vote ” from the panel than from the public. That’s because there is less appetite for one out here than within the Westminster Bubble, inflated as it is by the hot air generated by the media circus surrounding it.
In June 2016, over 33 million of us went to the polls in a historic Referendum, the highest public turnout recorded for any poll in this country. We all held passionate views as to why we should Stay or Leave the EU, for whatever reason, and we all placed our vote in the sure and certain knowledge that the result, whatever it may be, would be honoured by Parliament. It now emerges that, whichever way we voted, we have been stitched-up – not by politicians, nor by the media, but by faceless bureaucrats who were more concerned in preventing their gravy train being derailed.
Let’s not get into how or why the nation has become divided – how the previous Prime Minister ran away from the wreckage he had created, or how Her Majesty’s opposition has taken its title way too literally. Let’s also recognise the truly democratic way in which the vast majority of those who voted to ‘remain’ have accepted the result, and have been prepared to move forward despite having not wanted to go this way. Continue Reading