In response to Nick Booth: Conservative conundrum,
Thucydides. wrote: I listened carefully yesterday to Ken Clarke and other ‘sensible’ personages such as Michael Heseltine. What this tells me is that the Conservative Party have been in decline for years. Now they are terminal and it remains to be seen what Phoenix will arise from the ashes.
lms2 replied: They are both Liberal Democrats, but joined the Tories to have a better chance of being elected. They both should be thrown out of the party, along with Soubry, but unfortunately the PM is of the same mind as them. They are not true Conservatives, and never have been. I would no more take notice of their opinions than I would of Clegg or Cable.
The Conservative Party has morphed into The Capitulation Party.
The Tories believe that their party will survive this debacle but I fear, like all politicians and the MSM, they ignore the lessons of history.
It is over for the Conservatives – they should look at what happened to the Whigs. If they think this cannot be their fate, they are in dreamland.