I’m telling you all this — and don’t even get me started on his unscrupulous and dishonourable behaviour on the Northern Ireland protocol — because at the heart of it all there is a mystery that I cannot fathom. I thought, after a lifetime of experience, I understood politics, but all this stuff has me completely stumped. Because the mystery is this. How does he do it? How has he survived? He’s still thriving… More here.
My prediction in this podcast episode appears unlikely to come true. It would appear that our limit for what is acceptable behaviour is stretching all of the time and the bar just keeps getting higher. Fuel shortages, many thousands of unnecessary deaths, thousands and thousands pushed into poverty and multiple business struggling. None of it matters, his poll ratings keep improving. What the hell is going on?