The FT reports that facing cabinet indiscipline and a divided party, European leaders wonder if the PM will survive long enough to negotiate the UK’s exit.
Here’s a useful article from the FT, highlighting how Conservatives are scared of triggering a Marxist government in the UK. This might be attractive for the shadowy, far-left radicals who have taken over the Labour Party and are pulling Jeremy Corbyn’s puppet strings. But for most Britains, it’s a case of the devil or the deep blue sea. With major worries about the voter appeal of Tory big beasts jousting for May’s position, the default option offers lukewarm appeal, viz. May stays in office. But as time unfolds, May’s ‘weak and wobbly’ government cannot remain a default option. So in essence, May is little more than a ‘strawman‘ waiting for a strongman, strong woman or strong person to replace her?