Since his accession, Mr Johnson had been upping the ante with regard to a “No Deal Brexit” and spraying money here, there and everywhere, as if Austerity had never existed.
But where was all that Tory money coming from, with our economy tanking ? What about these many years of austerity cuts we’d been suffering from ? Those savings that had to be made by “strong and stable” Tory government, at whatever the social cost ? Those disapproving words about the money tree ? Those lectures about the leaking roof ? Suddenly the roof had disappeared. It was all leak, unlimited sky and rude-boy fantasies.