Brexit leader Nigel Farage has challenged everyone who follows Boris Johnson as prime minister to think of some very basic conservative achievements like cutting immigration and taxes, asserting national sovereignty, and even just keeping the lights on.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was subjected to an almost constant stream of resignations from his government after the chancellor and health minister pulled out together on Tuesday night, fueling speculation that his tenure as leader may be coming to an end.
Whether this is the beginning of the end for Boris or really the end of the end – that is, whether he will be gone in six hours or six months – is not yet clear, but ‘Mr. Brexiteer Nigel Farage is already looking to the future, challenging the Conservatives to choose an alternative that will not only salvage their party’s decimated reputation but the nation’s fortunes as well.
“F*** That” – Boris Johnson refuses to step down as resignations continuehttps://t.co/LHSZoSbrSv
– Breitbart London 6 July 2022
The timing is right to replace Boris, Farage points out — the next general election will likely take place within a month at Christmas 2024, giving a new leader enough time to prove he deserves to be reelected without calling an early election beforehand — but he said there is a lot to be done, he said. Done, pointing to Johnson’s failures in almost everything except taking Britain out of the European Union as he promised. And even this, as Farage never fails to point out, is not a done deal and more work in progress, underlining the importance of keeping Europhile out of the office.
On immigration, in a small country, about national sovereignty, and even in defense of Britain’s energy security, the Brexit leader stresses, Boris Johnson has failed to achieve this, and his replacement must do what is best to save their skin, the Conservative Party, and the nation.
Farage Wednesday wrote This morning in a newspaper newspaper adjacent to the British government Daily Telegraph:
Replacing Johnson would also be a great opportunity for the Conservative Party to rediscover its goal… the promise of no 30 per cent corporate tax increase in a few months. They can express their intention for the UK to be energy self-sufficient – a policy that would be very popular with huge numbers of Conservative and Labor voters alike. They can pledge to solve the canal crisis, get Britain out of the European Court of Human Rights, and tackle the cancer of vigilance. In short, they can redefine conservatism in the twenty-first century and use this moment to reclaim its fortunes.
While Farage has been unfailingly obligated to ministers who have already pulled out of government – and has attributed the motive behind former health minister Sajid Javid’s now withdrawal to “having the courage to stand up for decency in office” and “principles” – others might point out that these figures More likely to have the best chance of becoming leaders themselves.
Whether the next Tory leader comes from within or outside the current government remains to be seen – Mr Farage certainly hinted at his own views on Wednesday morning, noting: “Maybe someone in the House will surprise us.”
Meanwhile, the prime minister is busy replacing his lost colleagues with new appointments in their place. The most important so far is Nadim Zahawi as the new advisor. Like the man who replaced him, Rishi Sunak, Al-Zahawi is considered one of the wealthiest people in Parliament, but after coming to Britain as a child refugee, he is generally considered to qualify as a self-made man.
Whether or not he introduces small changes that preserve the nation’s needed finances may depend on how long the prime minister is able to keep them. But it is certain that the UK currently operates under a higher tax burden in decades, and Mr. some small Gestures towards The reason – not exactly a celebrity among the advocates of the free market.
Indeed, Sam Collins of the Institute of Economic Affairs doubted whether the new appointment would see anything but more of the same, given that the prime minister – in his view – is preventing fiscal wisdom from the top. Collins JB News said On Wednesday: “I don’t think a new consultant is going to solve the problem here, if you look at Sunak’s resignation letter it’s pretty clear…the chancellor didn’t stop our targets, they were stopped by 10 Downing Street…Boris seems more interested in spending money on projects new and exciting.”
Collins concluded, “We must lower taxes. The tax burden has reached the highest level since Clement Attlee was prime minister, which should be terrifying to anyone who is not an ardent socialist. These are the regions [new] The counselor should look, but I’m not sure he would be able to.”
Farage: Conservatives face ‘biggest electoral disaster’ since 1997 if Boris stayshttps://t.co/zBvbZoKuZm
– Breitbart London 5 July 2022