67% of the 160,000 UK Conservative Party members have voted for Boris Johnson as their leader. An attempt to block him as PM has been circumvented by the Speaker. The Queen had to delay her trip to Balmoral to receive him as Prime Minister. I’d have more faith in the Ukraine’s comedian. At least he can command a majority in Parliament.
Disbelief has been suspended in the UK as the Brexit saga has droned on becoming even more surreal. I can’t see that lasting and the autumn here looks likely to see the mood turn more to anger. We may even see an election before we return to New Zealand in November. It could be interesting.
As a friend of mine was often wont to say about political developments, “watch this space.”