It's the moment of truth for Dave "Tony tricked me" Cameron and his gang. Is he as shallow and opportunistic as he appears or will he put his money where his mouth is? We'll know shortly.
In the meantime, the government is insisting that the "temporary" closure of the British consulate in Basra is not a bad sign. Because after three years and eight months, it is perfectly acceptable that British troops cannot properly protect one building in Basra. Why on earth would anyone think that was a bad sign?
Got a nasty shivery cold. On the plus side, this means I'll probably sit watching the debate on BBC parliament so I can spot the hypocrites, toadies and fools.
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