George Osborne has been enjoying himself in the last few days – no more so than on the sofa of the Andrew Marr show this morning. The former Chancellor, who was sacked by Theresa May, revealed for the first time the PM’s parting words to him when she gave him the boot:
‘She said I needed to get to know my party better. So..’
Osborne didn’t stop there with dishing up revenge for the PM. Here’s his analysis of how long May has left in Downing Street:
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‘Theresa May is a dead woman walking, it’s just a question of how long she’s going to remain on Death Row. I think we will know very shortly – in other words, we could easily get to the middle of next week and it all collapses for her. Or if it doesn’t – and there are many Tory MPs who don’t want a leadership contest right now, it’ll be delayed. But be in no doubt, you’ve got the leader of the opposition coming on the programme as a sort of victor, and you’ve got the Prime Minister, who is supposed to have won the election, in hiding. And that speaks volumes.’
Ouch… Mr S thinks May might be coming to regret her choice of words when she sacked Osborne.