Twice in a couple of days we have learned that Theresa May is pursuing policies that will help define her government but in which she clearly has no personal belief. First there was Brexit, where her speech to Glodman Sachs clearly shows that all she is saying as PM does not reflect her personal opinion on the issue.
However, what is very clear from May’s behaviour is that a Prime Minsiter does not now think they have the power to follow their convictions. They do think there are greater requirements than doing the right thing as they see it. And May, to be blunt, is willing to do what she obviously thinks is the wrong thing so that she can be Prime Minister. And that’s where the danger lies.
It’s one thing to think that politicians lie to help achieve what they think is the right thing. But it’s quite another to think they lie to achieve what they think wrong for the country just so they can be in power. In that context May is dangerous and a deep threat to democracy.
We did have a referendum on Brexit, didn’t we?
It’s OK to lie to the people in order to do what you want. But when the people are asked and you do as they say then that’s a danger to democracy?
He really is a fascist, isn’t he?