‘What Will We Do Without Amber Rudd?’ Said No One, Ever…

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 04: Home Secretary, Amber Rudd, delivers a her first speech as Home Secretary on the third day of the Conservative Party Conference 2016 at the International Conference Centre on October 4, 2016 in Birmingham, England. Ministers and senior Party members will address delegates throughout the day …
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‘How are we going to cope without Amber Rudd?’ Said no one, ever.

If you believe the usual parti-pris suspects — the BBC, Sky News, The Guardian, The Times, etc — then last night’s ‘stunning’ announcement by Rudd that she is quitting her Cabinet job represents a major blow to Boris Johnson.

No it doesn’t. Boris Johnson only appointed Rudd as Pensions Minister as an act of magnanimity: an acknowledgement that — though heaven only knows why — she had once held one of the great offices of state (Home Secretary). Also, it was an olive branch to the Remainer faction in the Conservatives — to demonstrate that there was still room for them in the party so long as they agreed to stop undermining Brexit.

Read the rest on Breitbart.

 

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