THE British Ambassador to the US, Sir Kim Darroch, has resigned. His position was untenable. If it had not been clear to him from the moment his leaked emails hit the news, President Trump’s furious public response cannot but have made it so. 

Why it took Sir Kim so long to quit is the real question. Was it due to the latest act of Mrs May’s ineptitude in giving him her ‘full support’, yet another of her two-fingered gestures to the President to whom she has shown successive discourtesies?

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