Boris Johnston : A devious, cynical opportunist who won’t be missed : Morning star.


DWPExamination.

PETER FROST is not sorry to see the downfall of the Tory MP for Henley.


I’VE usually not much time for Tory MPs of any persuasions but I have always had a tiny bit of sympathy and gratitude for Michael Heseltine ever since his part in kick-starting the eventual downfall of Maggie Thatcher over 25 years ago.

In 1990 Heseltine challenged Thatcher, who had been the hated Tory prime minister since 1979. He had long been a thorn in her side.

He didn’t beat Thatcher but once Heseltine had started the attack she was persuaded to withdraw from the second round of voting.

Now a quarter of a century on, the elderly Tory grandee has proved he hasn’t lost his touch. He launched a stinging attack on what was briefly the bookies’ favourite for both the next leader of the Tory Party and also prime minister — the man who…

Ursprünglichen Post anzeigen 607 weitere Wörter

Schreibe einen Kommentar

Trage deine Daten unten ein oder klicke ein Icon um dich einzuloggen:

WordPress.com-Logo

Du kommentierst mit Deinem WordPress.com-Konto. Abmelden / Ändern )

Twitter-Bild

Du kommentierst mit Deinem Twitter-Konto. Abmelden / Ändern )

Facebook-Foto

Du kommentierst mit Deinem Facebook-Konto. Abmelden / Ändern )

Google+ Foto

Du kommentierst mit Deinem Google+-Konto. Abmelden / Ändern )

Verbinde mit %s