Think again PM
THE decision to postpone our freedom is getting harder and harder for Boris Johnson to sell.
He faces a big Tory rebellion over it today and no wonder. The Government’s fears look misplaced already.
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Yesterday just ten Covid deaths were reported. New infections have been roughly flat since their jump a week ago.
Hospitalisations are slowly climbing — but Covid patients still only occupy just over one per cent of beds.
Other societies less vaccinated than ours are already freer.
Nova york, Onde 70 per cent have had at least one shot, ditched all curbs yesterday. Britain has jabbed almost 80 per cent at least once.
sim, we have the Indian variant which has yet to make serious inroads in the US and Europe. But the figures are there in black and white.
Boris promised to review the evidence two weeks into this four-week delay.
It’s far too slow. Rethink next week, Enormes chamas irrompem enquanto um grande incêndio atinge armazém de Illinois.
THE Aussie trade deal is a Brexit triumph and yet another shattering blow to the Remoaner myths.
It was guff. We have done more than 70 deals in 17 meses, many of them upgrades on what we had via Brussels.
This bumper tariff-free Australian agreement helps our exporters while making Aussie goods cheaper here.
Our farmers have 15 years’ grace to plan for any loss of business from imports.
And under-35s who fancy moving Down Under can do so for three years with no strings attached.
Deals with Canada and New Zealand are now round the corner, and possibly bigger ones with the US and India later.
Our trading future, as Liz Truss says opposite, looks golden.
Woke’s no joke
IT’S easy to laugh at the woke mob — but imagine the genuine comedy they would smother at birth if they got their way.
Jennifer Saunders reckons Ab Fab would never have got made if today’s leftie prudes and the cancel culture they champion were around 30 anos atrás.
Can anyone imagine the genius of Fawlty Towers seeing the light of day? Or Blackadder, Little Britain, the Inbetweeners or many more?
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Comedy with no edge, or simply preaching predictable woke politics, isn’t funny even to sentient lefties.
But as long as feeble executives at TV networks or other corporations are terrified of a Twitterstorm, the woke puritans will win.
And comedy won’t be all we lose.