As MP Nigel Evans said this morning, British politics is starting to make the House of Cards look like Teletubbies.
First came the shock referendum result on Friday morning, followed by David Cameron’s resignation a few hours later.
Then came the (ongoing) bid to oust the ineffectual Jeremy Corbyn from the Labour leadership, culminating in a massive majority of Labour MPs voting in favour of a motion of no confidence (which Corbyn continues to ignore).
Then this morning came the news that Michael Gove, adopted son of an Aberdeen fisherman and one of the brightest minds in Westminster, had decided to stab fellow Leave campaigner and Tory heir-apparent Boris Johnson in the back and declare his candidacy for the Conservative Party leadership, causing Johnson to drop out of the contest before it even started.
Johnson is politically popular and would have been a far better standard-bearer for the Tories in a general election than ... Read More