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Diary Blog, 7 June 2022

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The statistical fakery of “woke” Britain

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/article-10890631/MICK-HUME-argues-little-wonder-swallowed-distorted-view-UK-demographics.html

About a third of the UK population is worth keeping.

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Disarmed, the farmers of South Africa will be defenceless against the White Genocide taking place.

South Africa should have fought on in the 1990s. It would have won, as the ANC, Frelimo, and SWAPO lost their former Soviet aid.

Unfortunately, most South African whites in the early 1990s thought that, by giving power to the halfwit Mandela and his ANC, a reasonable compromise could be reached. That was only ever going to be temporary. Same thing happened in Rhodesia/Zimbabwe in 1979/1980, when what George Orwell, in another context, once called “constipated” Brit civil servants (no doubt ex-Oxbridge and readers of the Guardian), thought that Robert Mugabe was a decent chap who would see the sense in treating his part of Africa as if it were Middlesex suburbia.

Not that weapons alone can save white civilization. In the USA, the white population have weapons (small arms) in the millions but, for the most part, not the social national ideology, nor the organization, to make proper use of them.

There may be an approaching global food crisis, caused not by Putin and/or the war in part of Ukraine but engineered by secret groups and cabals.

Yet in the UK, Jews are in the forefront of trying to import non-Europeans into the UK.

The “diversity” ones are purely for masochists, arguende…

Exactly. The msm obsession with “Partygate” might be seen as a distraction from all those other, and more significant, issues.

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Hunt may look good compared to “Boris” (almost any major political figure would), but my assessment of him from years ago still cuts the mustard: “a smarmy, clever snake” [who is still not very trustworthy].

…and Jewish groups are trying to bring more non-Europeans into Europe, into the UK, all the time. People really must start to look at the causes and not just the symptoms.

Look at the period of British history between 1956 and today. What has trashed this country the most? Cold War espionage? Labour disputes? Irish Republican or other terrorism? No. Mass immigration. Have the security and intelligence agencies done (or could they have done) anything at all to stop the migration invasion? No.

The few documenting —and so, opposing— this migration invasion (Steve Laws and others) are heroic and to be commended; the System politicians and the various other groups supporting the invasion (“antifa” cretins, some Jew lawyers, the Labour Party openly, the Conservative Party almost openly, the sick Church of England etc) are to be condemned and, eventually, punished. The saddest aspect, though, is the spectacle of the British people mostly not really, deeply, caring whether or not they are invaded by non-Europeans, not really caring enough about their own racial and cultural integrity. Do those British people really deserve to survive?

A fine institution brought low by entryist activists and “woke” nonsense.

My own assessment of Rory Stewart from a few years ago, with updates: https://ianrobertmillard.org/2019/05/03/will-rory-stewart-mp-be-prime-minister/.

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[Zeppelin over the Palace of Westminster, 1916]

Diary Blog, 27 May 2022

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Monkeypox

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10859295/Pets-like-hamsters-guinea-pigs-CULLED-stop-monkeypox-spread-new-guidance.html.

I would prefer to see an entirely different kind of cull.

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A social problem that could be solved overnight, were there the political will to do it.

Just imagine— FIVE MILLION Twitter-twits think that the mentally-afflicted Swedish autistic, aged 19, is worth “following”…

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Helen_Clark.

With a couple of exceptions, the New Zealand women I have encountered have all been aggressively politically-correct (and frighteningly-ignorant) wastes of space. I wonder why.

Helen Clark thinks that cannabis use should be de-criminalized but that “the wrong sort” of opinions on social media should be criminalized. That tells you all you need to know about her.

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It is ironic that those of us often accused of wanting to institute dictatorship are in the forefront of the battle for free speech, freedom of expression, reasonable civil rights.

It is the pseudo-liberal supporters of the System, such as the Jew-Zionist element, the supposed supporters of (System) “democracy”, mainstream politicians etc (including most TV “celebrities” and talking heads, most “journalists” and other scribblers, most “human rights”-squawking barristers) who are on the other side, wanting strict “lockdowns”, shutdowns, forced vaccination, control of social media, and prosecution for anything “anti-Semitic” and/or “racist” etc.

Rory Stewart

Meanwhile, winning this week’s prize for stating the very obvious— Rory Stewart:

Rory Stewart says, though slightly more diplomatically, that Boris-idiot is a narcissistic waste of space, unfit for office. True, and many of us were tweeting and blogging the same, years ago. Still, “those who live in glass houses should not throw stones“…

See also: https://ianrobertmillard.org/2019/05/03/will-rory-stewart-mp-be-prime-minister/.

Ukraine

“Ukraine’s armed forces and regional officials say Russia is launching attacks on all fronts in eastern Ukraine in what seems to be new offensive.” [The Guardian].

I think that the Russian forces are now doing what I thought they were trying to do about a month ago, i.e. drawing a line from the coastal regions of the Sea of Azov and Black Sea up the eastern bank of the river Dnieper through Zaporozhye and Dnipro [former Dnepropetrovsk], then towards Kharkov, with the aim of eliminating all Ukrainian forces to the east of that line, then occupying all territory to the east of that line.

Once the above has been accomplished, the strategy may well be to strike north from Dnipro and west from the Kharkov area (once Kharkov is either taken or isolated), thus controlling and/or occupying almost all of Ukraine east of the Dnieper and south of Kiev itself.

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Ha ha! I could not ignore that prize example of socio-political idiocy. Seems that there are still “useful idiots” around who idolize the Jew Marx. Not that everything he wrote was wrong; even Hitler said that (see Hitler’s Table Talk). However, what was, in its heyday, a serious political movement, meaning Marxism, or Marxism-Leninism, has become (gradually, since the 1950s) a farrago of nonsense play-politics, on the periphery of both events and political thought.

Incidentally, the two specimens above are students at Exeter University: see https://twitter.com/Franhendersonx.

In the famous words of Marx himself: “…first time as tragedy, second time as farce“…

Thus actor-turned-activist Laurence Fox displays ignorance of history, ethnology, and politics, all in two short tweets. As I have written previously, you can dump Fox in the same bin as Toby Young, James Delingpole, Breitbart, GB News, the fake “Free Speech Union”, UKIP/Brexit Party/Reform Party, Nigel Farage, “Tommy Robinson”, and Katie Hopkins (etc):

Grifting wastes of space, as well as controlled opposition.

Not that all that they say is wrong…see below:

A couple of my own experiences: https://ianrobertmillard.org/2017/07/13/when-i-was-a-victim-of-a-malicious-zionist-complaint/; https://ianrobertmillard.org/2022/01/15/diary-blog-15-january-2022-including-an-outline-of-the-failure-of-the-latest-jew-zionist-attempt-to-prosecute-me/.

The truth of that becomes more apparent daily.

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Jewish. Every. Single. Time.

You only have to look at the “British” Cabinet and also the non-Cabinet ministers. Jews, part-Jews, Indians, Pakistanis. Where are the English?

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[Bishop’s Rock lighthouse, Isles of Scilly. Hard to believe that I visited it, long long ago, in an open boat (in high summer, and with the sea almost flat calm, though). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bishop_Rock]

Diary Blog, 8 February 2022

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Untermensch kicks and slaps cat while another films it for fun…

https://www.mirror.co.uk/sport/football/news/kurt-zouma-cat-video-footage-26166135

I was not going to look at the clip of the African’s cruelty, but happened to see it on Twitter. Upsetting. It angered me. People should know what a subhuman bastard it, the untermensch, is:

Why are such untermenschen even in England, or indeed Europe?…and why does the Daily Mirror refer to the said untermensch as “the Frenchman“? He may have a French passport. That means nothing.

At least get that one out of this country and out of Europe. Better still, just [redacted]…

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Yet teenage boys playing at being “terrorists” online (who would not, most of them, ever do anything at all) are prosecuted and even imprisoned for effectively nothing. (((What))), I wonder, can be making the difference?

Ha. I visited a chain pizza restaurant near Exeter about 15 years ago. Can’t remember which chain. That was not bad. As far as McDonalds, Wendy etc are concerned, I have not been in one for many years. I think that I got something to take away from one in Southampton about 7 years ago. A drive-thru. The last time I actually sat in one was, I think, near Washington D.C., about 30 years ago.

The best time the Afghans ever had was probably in the 1970s, followed by (at least for those in Kabul) the 1980s Soviet occupation.

I blogged about Rory Stewart nearly three years ago, and have updated that blog post since then: https://ianrobertmillard.org/2019/05/03/will-rory-stewart-mp-be-prime-minister/.

[the criminal]

The police. Useless. Say a word about some Jew, and the plod are on the case at once, or at least once they are wound up and sent on their way by a malicious Jew-Zionist agitator, but in a case where a criminal is filmed plainly being disgustingly brutal or cruel to a cat, the plod are “nothing to see here“. Is it because the criminal is a black? Or because he is a footballer (i.e. a priest of the new “British” religion)? Why? Why have the police become so useless? The influence of Common Purpose? “Diversity” training? Why?

Oh, yes…Putin must be quaking as “British” junior minister, James Cleverly, armed with his “degree” in “Hospitality Management” (and a Territorial Army commission), takes to the field. Not.

As for Macron’s pathetic attempt to play the role of de Gaulle, could Putin have made it any more clear that he is not interested in whatever Macron has to say? See photo below:

Vladimir Putin holds talks with Emmanuel Macron from a distance in a bid to  calm tensions over Ukraine
[Putin meets Macron in the Kremlin. Is anyone listening?]

The truth is now an embarrassment…

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10488967/Barrister-branded-female-lawyers-hysterical-intemperate-overemotional-fined-500.html

I could talk for an hour on the same theme; after a couple of drinks, make that two hours.

The British people are being conditioned to accept lower standards in all areas: NHS, the police, the legal professions, housing provision, MPs (most are real deadheads now), roads, universities, pension age, pay, State benefits etc.

Mass immigration is part of the reason: you cannot import millions of people from lower-quality ethno-cultural groups, and then expect standards to stay the same, or to rise. Such expectation would be lunatic.

On the broader canvas, the secret cabals and ruling circles of the West (commonly called NWO and ZOG), want to build up North America and the Far East, mainly.

Europe, with a European population, gets in the way of that, so the Coudenhove-Kalergi Plan provides for importation of tens of millions of blacks, browns, and others, in order to create a mixed-race population that can be easily ruled by (mainly) Jews and, especially publicly, mixed Jewish/English individuals. The prime ministers and other top ministers of recent years prove the point: David Cameron-Levita, George Osborne, Theresa May, “Boris” Johnson, and so on.

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I happened to see a shot of the headline of something written by Jew-Zionist and extreme conservative, Melanie Phillips:

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Not often that I would be on the same page as her, though it has happened once or twice before.

I have always disliked tattoos, especially but not only on women. In the past, tattoos, at least in the Europe of the past couple of thousand years, were for men only, and usually for men in particular “walks of life”: some sailors, some soldiers, some criminals.

Even in the armed services, not only in the UK but in most countries, while tattoos might be acceptable in the ranks, they were, traditionally, not acceptable in the officer caste.

It is well-known that Jews are not generally tattooed; that seems to come from one of the strictures laid down in the Book of Leviticus. Some Jews were tattooed involuntarily when detained by the forces of the Reich; they were tattooed on the lower arm with their prisoner number: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Identification_of_inmates_in_German_concentration_camps.

Waffen-SS men and officers often had their blood group tattooed under the left arm, for practical reasons. Not all SS personnel, though, had such a tattoo: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SS_blood_group_tattoo.

I have not read the Melanie Phillips article (behind a paywall), but I am sure that the tattoos to which she objects are the purely decorative ones.

I too have puzzled over why they seem to be so popular now. It does seem to betoken a retreat from culture and civilization, but that is my feeling, not backed by cold logic.

I am not sure that my reaction on seeing tattoos is as visceral as that of Melanie Phillips, but it is broadly similar— I don’t like them.

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Can no-one in Canada get rid of Trudeau? Still, he is only the monkey, or one of them, not the organ-grinder. The secret cabals and ruling circles are at the heart of the problem.

I thought at the time that the old ex-officer and one-time director of a concrete company was a well-meaning (but probably naive) fellow, and I did wonder whether the monies he raised would actually get through to do much good, but I preferred not to blog about it mainly because it seemed churlish to raise doubts based mainly on instinct or feeling (without hard evidence). I could see also that “Captain Tom” was to some extent being used by the same forces behind the “panicdemic” and the “weekly clap”.

It did not occur to me that quite a bit of the money would be, in effect, just stolen or embezzled. I thought that the public scrutiny would prevent anything as direct as that from happening. Apparently not.

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[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kurt_Atterberg]
[Adolf Hitler and Unity Mitford]

Diary Blog, 22 January 2022

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Saturday quiz

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Well, I have once again beaten political journalist John Rentoul. This week, he scored 6/10, but I trumped that with 7/10. I did not know the answers to questions 4 and 6, and I hit the post on question 5 (I chose a neighbouring county), so disallowed that too; that left me with 7.

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…and the Jewish hypocrites (in Israel, in the USA, in the UK etc) have the gall to whine about what happened here and there in the Second World War…

…and while we are on the subject of hypocrisy…

Imagine…Britain has a Minister of State, no less, whose degree was in “Hospitality Management”…Increasingly, I feel that there is just nothing left of Britain’s institutions but facades behind which are crumbling and rat-infested ruins.

How is that different from the alleged shootings of Jews by German forces and, more often, Baltic, Ukrainian and other volunteers and auxiliaries, in Eastern Europe during 1939-42?

…imagine the scream the Jew-Zionist lobby would raise if people in the UK engaged in family recreational activities anywhere near the Jews’ endless “holocaust” “remembrance” photo-opportunities, even in England where no such massacres ever took place, not in the past 700+ years anyway.

Pretty much cuts the ground from under the Jew-Zionist “holocaust” exceptionalists…

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Germany was devastated during the 1941-1945 period of history; it does not want that to happen, and even worse, a second time. (True, Estonia suffered greatly as well…).

Who pays for propaganda-journalism of that type? As for the ludicrous conclusion that “the UK has no intention of letting Ukraine fall“, it will take more than a few tweets by Liz Truss, a few remarks by Boris-idiot, and a few planes filled with weapons, to ensure that. How many such flights were sent to the equally-useless and corrupt Afghan government in Kabul?

I wonder whether Biden might accept any Russian offer to decide the matter by a referendum of the people of Eastern Ukraine? I suppose not, because 90% would want to separate from Ukraine and, in some way, cohere with Russia.

Putin will, in these last days, still try to “win without war”, in the words of Sun-Tzu, but as every day passes, more arms and ammo are flown into Ukraine by the USA, UK and others. That obviously makes a swift invasion, at least into Eastern Ukraine, more likely.

Almost all correct from Rory Stewart, but is he correct in saying that Britain is still “a great country”? I think not. Not now. It could be, though, that under the right ideology and the right leadership, Britain could rise again, if it changed some demographics and some habits.

Incidentally, I blogged about Stewart a few years ago: https://ianrobertmillard.org/2019/05/03/will-rory-stewart-mp-be-prime-minister/.

Stewart, like so many in UK politics, talks a good game, indeed better than most, but adds up to less than the sum of his many parts. Read my assessment, which I have updated with add-ons since it was written in 2019: https://ianrobertmillard.org/2019/05/03/will-rory-stewart-mp-be-prime-minister/.

Of course, Stewart is no longer an MP, and so could not, as things stand, be a Conservative Party leadership candidate.

I would rather trust Putin and Russia any day rather than those Qatari bastards.

Look at Twitter. Every well-connected American msm Jew is anti-Putin, anti-Russia: David Frum, Ben Shapiro etc.

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[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gerald_Finzi]
[River Severn]

Coudenhove-Kalergi propaganda

A reader of the blog sent me an article from a Scottish newspaper.

https://www.heraldscotland.com/politics/19850946.neil-mackays-big-read-mass-migration-coming-future-scotland-asian-says-leading-migration-expert-dr-parag-khanna/

Actually frightening, not just because the author explicitly commends what he calls the “brownification” of Europe, but also because he thinks that the population of the world is not really very high, whereas the truth is that the natural world is now breaking under the strain of numbers, most of which hordes are non-white.

See also: https://ianrobertmillard.org/2019/01/26/the-tide-is-coming-in-reflections-on-the-possible-end-of-our-present-civilization-and-what-might-follow/.

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It seems that De Lorean’s spirit lives on… https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_DeLorean#DeLorean_Motor_Company. “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it” [Santayana].

When was it that the journalistic trade in London became almost entirely Jewish? I suppose sometime in the 1980s or 1990s. Certainly, looking at what was once “Fleet Street”, that trade has become so and, today, almost every newspaper scribbler, at least in the national Press, seems to be Jewish, or at least partly so.

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I wonder what percentage of Americans want war with Russia over Ukraine or Eastern Ukraine? Whatever the answer to that, I imagine that the figure drops towards zero if those polled are told that war with Russia means a nuclear attack near to their own homes.

Quite (but “holocaust” should be written thus…).

Every. Single. Time… (((you know who)))

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Diary Blog, 16 August 2021

History moves on

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Meanwhile, “from the sublime to the ridiculous”, Rory Stewart, “the man who thought he could be king”, bleats about a few young Afghans going to Oxford University. Amid these possibly world-historic events!

At first, and briefly, I was rather impressed by Rory Stewart; about 2-3 years ago. Now, my view is that the UK dodged a bullet when Stewart failed to become leader of the Conservative Party, and that despite my never having had any time for Boris-idiot. My blog assessment of Stewart from a couple of years ago: https://ianrobertmillard.org/2019/05/03/will-rory-stewart-mp-be-prime-minister/

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Brenton Tarrant [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christchurch_mosque_shootings] will be fuming (if he is allowed to see the news), but because he took action both premature and violent (resulting in a huge backlash from the State, and from much of the public of New Zealand), he is powerless. See also https://ianrobertmillard.org/2019/03/25/the-new-zealand-attack-and-related-matters/.

A pro-Taliban tweet? Rather different from others seen:

Look at the eyes of those children. Palpable fear.

This is the fault of the US and its allies (notably the UK), which should have imposed a new form of society, even if that meant exterminating backward elements en masse. In fact, what was done was an attempt to control and “manage” Afghanistan, to just keep a lid on it, in the manner of the British policy in Northern Ireland from 1969-1997. Doesn’t work.

Now, or soon, it may be terrible in Afghanistan. We shall see. It does not look hopeful.

Reminiscent of the endgame in Saigon, 1975.

The sort of literate, measured TV report that was standard in the 1970s but looks incredibly good when compared to the sort of trash that the BBC, ITV, Sky etc put out today.

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Well, at least he is decent enough to feel.

Appalling lack of intelligence” [Nick Ferrari on LBC radio]. Well, that’s SIS for you. A career opportunity for some of the British middle classes, but not much good when you come right down to it, and when you strip away the (hugely overblown) WW2 “successes”, the rather few Cold War successes (I suppose that Penkovsky was the numero uno), and the fantasies of spy fiction, such as Ian Fleming’s James Bond books and the subsequent films, not much is left, certainly not in the public domain.

Forget Philby. He was of little real interest (though that would not have been the case had he gone on to be Chief of the SIS).

The real SIS failures have not been its probably small number of traitorous staff but its actual intelligence failures, such as failure to predict the fall of the Shah, fall of the Soviet bloc, invasion of the Falklands etc. Actual uselessness.

Operations such as putting Gordievsky in a car boot and smuggling him to Finland were of rather small importance in the big scheme of things.

Mitrokhin? His material is of huge historical importance, but that is another matter. There may well have been other, still-confidential material, but whether that was so or not, he was a “walk-in”, and all SIS had to do was not reject his approach (and later excavate the bulk of his material from under his dacha). He was never cultivated or developed prior to his “recruitment” (if such be the bon mot); the initiative was his. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vasili_Mitrokhin

Incidentally, Ian Fleming was far from being an “intelligence expert”: he was found a job (having been useless at everything beforehand) by his loaded banking family [Fleming’s Bank: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Fleming_%26_Co.] as the assistant to the Director of Naval Intelligence, basically a male PA. He was given a courtesy rank, Lieutenant, then Lt. Commander. He was never a real naval (or intelligence) officer, neither was he given any training, whether naval or otherwise. Most if not all of the operations he planned during WW2 were failures or nullities. A play “intelligence officer”.

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Almost right. The migration-invasion continues, reinforcing the non-European occupation of the cities. As for “MI6” (or “MI5”, for that matter…), forget it.

At what point will both (real) Swedes and British say “NO MORE!“?

So far, the Israelis (Jews) have interfered with British politics and society far more than have the barbarians of the Taliban or ISIS…shall we invade Israel (occupied Palestine) next?

At what point (again) will the “normies” wake up and see all that for what it is, i.e. socio-political conspiracy?

I wonder how much she and her family have ripped off?

As I have been blogging recently, the transition of Australia into a multikulti “biosecurity”, “woke” police state has been among the most surprising of the manifestations of the transnational conspiracy as we rush to the year 2022. What about New Zealand, as well?

The System parties in the UK are treacherous enemies, worthy of being destroyed.

Kabul is a city of 4.5M people. Some (I daresay) support the Taliban; the majority are probably waiting to see what will happen (and have little choice anyway). Only a few thousand (those who know that they face arrest and possibly death) are at the airport, scrambling to get onto evacuation flights.

…”and none dare call it conspiracy”…

Where Julian Assange has gone, others will go, now that the UK is becoming, slowly, gradually, a police state. Jez Turner of the now-defunct London Forum, for making a speech urging the deportation of Jews from England; Alison Chabloz, imprisoned for her socio-political remarks on an Internet “radio” discussion podcast; Graham Hart, recently sentenced to 32 months (!) for making some contentious remarks on an internet “radio” show he presented. And so on.

…as happened after Hungerford and Dunblane. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hungerford_massacre; https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dunblane_massacre.

Alison Chabloz appeal

Report from sources usually reliable.

Readers of the blog will recall that, last Friday (13 August 2021), Alison Chabloz, having lost her appeal from the Westminster Mags, was (oddly) remanded in custody pending sentence today (Monday 16 August 2021) by the presiding judge, H.H. Judge Beddoe [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Beddoe].

The current situation is that Alison was “produced” in court today, but the Court is still having “difficulties” accessing Alison’s probation records, it having transpired on Friday last that “higher authority” would be required to allow access even to the judge (who is a Circuit judge)!

The net result of this bureaucratic nonsense was that, today, sentence could not be passed, because the judge wanted to see those probation records first. He has therefore once again remanded Alison in custody, this time until Wednesday!

As I blogged previously, Alison has already served about 9 weeks in prison as a result of the 18-week sentence given by the lower court, which means that any greater sentence given by this present court (to a maximum of 6 months) would, in reality (bearing in mind the usual release after half of the sentence is served) mean that Alison would have to do about another 2-3 weeks (she has several days “credit” for having served a few days in 2020 prior to a successful appeal).

Alison now has another 5 days served in Bronzefield Prison, so (if my calculations are accurate) even if she gets the maximum sentence on Wednesday, can probably expect release about 1-2 weeks later.

I am beginning to think that she will not get further imprisonment, or that perhaps some way will be found to “embugger” her otherwise, by adding on “community service” or some other onerous penalty.

We shall discover what “British justice” has to say on Wednesday.

[Alison Chabloz]

The Daily Mail has published a rather confused report about it all: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9898627/Anti-Semitic-blogger-57-sent-jail-losing-appeal-against-18-week-sentence.html.

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See also: https://ianrobertmillard.org/2019/05/03/will-rory-stewart-mp-be-prime-minister/.

“Elected” maybe, but before that he was selected, to represent the interests of “the usual suspects”…let’s just say “ZOG” and “NWO”…

Anecdotal but…in the early 1990s, a Sri Lankan solicitor, a woman, used to instruct a few members of my then chambers (including me, occasionally). Thick as two short planks, and seemed to think that paying Counsel was optional. In the end, she was about to be indicted for embezzlement when she killed herself. My point is that she was presumably part of the “educated elite” of Sri Lanka.

All the same, it may be that, after almost unimaginable destruction and bloodshed, the first generation of a post-Aryan super-race may one day (maybe as soon as 2050 or 2100) walk the depopulated and greening expanses of what were once the British urban and suburban areas.

That last tweet applies to the UK, too.

I visited a Tesco store about 6 miles from home today. About 50% or so of the shoppers were masked, including two virtue-signalling fat women who were slapping vast amounts of free Tesco hand gel all over their hands, arms etc at the entrance, while loudly talking about how they were protecting themselves and others. It was amusing to walk past them, unmasked, while almost laughing at them.

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Diary Blog, 8 August 2021

Emergent UK police state

Looks like the so-called “far right” got it right once again…https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9872649/Muslim-policewoman-hailed-hero-confronting-anti-lockdown-protesters-tweeted-racist-messages.html.

Ruby Begum (above), 26 - a Muslim police officer hailed as a role model for bravely confronting anti-lockdown protesters - was facing an urgent investigation last night after it was revealed she tweeted a torrent of racist messages and was in regular contact with a suspected female jihadi in Syria

I recall blogging about that woman at the time, and saying that, to me, she looked “merciless”. Was I wrong? No.

Australian police state

I have noted in recent blog posts how it has come as an unpleasant surprise to me to see how Australia, where I spent three years as a child of 10-13, in the late 1960s, has turned into a multikulti police state. Now I have seen a report from the country: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9872753/We-felt-wed-won-lifes-lottery-moved-Australia-today-like-prison.html.

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Indeed. Even the mini “Ice Ages”, as in the 17thC, tend to produce poverty and political turmoil.

…and drivers —and/or cars— will be tracked everywhere they go. Police state meets fake biosecurity and fake environmentalism.

Ha ha! Tweeter “@EternalEnglish” has it right. Exactly. No-one, or virtually no-one, has been bothering with the televised pleb-fest in Tokyo. I myself have only met one single person in the past month who has apparently been watching it at all, or interested in the thing. I only knew that it was about to end because I happened to hear the BBC radio news while in the car.

“Red Guards” in the USA. Incredible.

What I do not understand is this: one sees constantly, online etc, Americans screaming about their right to bear arms and so on, but we have seen time and again “antifa” (and official) repression, yet few if any such repressions have been met with armed response from the American people. Not even from those Americans who are politically-active and who also have whole armouries of weapons.

My conclusion is that firearms make very little difference in a basically political struggle. Indeed, even if, say in the USA, a real civil war were to erupt, privately-held weapons would still not be determinative, because what would matter would be the more sophisticated armouries held by the Federal and State governments, FBI, police, National Guard etc. Their loyalties would be key, and socio-political loyalty is a basically political matter.

Rory Stewart [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rory_Stewart] emerges from his chosen obscurity. An intelligent person who, however, for all his intelligence, expensive education, and background, proved himself more or less useless in politics and in high office. See my detailed assessment from 2019: https://ianrobertmillard.org/2019/05/03/will-rory-stewart-mp-be-prime-minister/.

I started off willing to be impressed by Stewart, only to gradually uncover rafts of unimpressiveness under the impressive upper crust, so to speak.

Migrant-invaders put up by the State in hotels (maybe not the Savoy…so be it), fed, and given £40 pw spending money (!) while British homeless people beg on the streets outside. Meanwhile, the “refugees welcome” cretins, “antifa” dupes and other idiots cry crocodile tears for the “refugees” (invaders) and don’t even bother to do that for the British homeless.

The State operation of and subsidy to “nationalized” industry was wrong. The rice bowls had to be taken away, but alternative employment via new initiatives should have been worked out and taken by Government. Such initiatives never were taken.

Also, the farmers and landowners continue to this day to be subsidized! Equally wrong. A political choice, and an incorrect one.

While I have been able to agree with some opinions expressed in print by Rod Liddle [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rod_Liddle] over the years, I have also detected that he lacks both compassion and real intelligence (and education). A careerist msm shit, in short.

Late afternoon music

[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Warlock]

Productivity vis-a-vis pay

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A graphic the basis of which every politically-active person should be familiar.

Late tweets

We are only at the start of understanding what the mind really is, and of what it may be capable.

Simplistic, and could be labelled “economically-illiterate”, but not completely untrue either…

Once again, the so-called “far right” and/or “conspiracy theorists” turn out to have been correct in their predictions…

Late music

[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Douglas_Lilburn]

Diary Blog, 10 June 2020

First thoughts

I was going to talk about the mob rule which is being nourished and encouraged in the UK, but I have already said a lot about that (yesterday and also the day before), so I am going to talk about something else.

Several years ago, there was a plague of flying ants where I lived. They were the kind of fairly large insects that seem to emerge from cracks in walls etc, crawl for a while, then later take to the air. They bite (or sting) too, sometimes. They bit or stung our cats, I seem to remember.

There were, at first, thousands of them. An army of insects.

I hate killing things, for ethical or spiritual reasons, and also because I am not by nature violent, callous, cruel or bloodthirsty.

Had there been some way of capturing, and later releasing, the insects, I should have taken that path. As it was, there was no alternative. They had to go. They had to be eliminated. They were. It was not pleasant, but it had to be done. It was done. My modest residence was saved from being taken over by the creatures.

Well, there it is. An anecdote, perhaps not very interesting, but one which I wanted to relate, because those events happened at this time of year.

I suppose that those events were in my mind because of that, meaning because they happened at the same time of year, in early Summer…

More censorship…

 Little Britain has been removed from NetflixBBC iPlayer and BritBox amid concerns that the use of blackface characters on the series is no longer acceptable.” [Daily Mail]

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-8402623/Little-Britain-removed-Netflix-BBC-iPlayer-BritBox-blackface.html

I am not very familiar with Little Britain, mainly because I was living mostly in France when it was popular on TV (also because I am not a big watcher of comedy), but there is nothing wrong with so-called “blackface” anyway!

Where will this self-flagellating nonsense end?

Something like The Black and White Minstrel Show is now regarded as bad or even evil! In fact, it is just lighthearted entertainment. It might not be my own favourite kind of TV show, but there is absolutely nothing wrong with it!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Black_and_White_Minstrel_Show

This is not an isolated act. It is part of a global plot by sinister forces:

I’m going to bring down the U.S.A. by funding B.L.M. We’ll put them into a mental trap & make them blame the white people. The B.L.M. community is the easiest to manipulate.” – George Soros, September 2014.

Now add to that “and subvert the cultural and historical foundations of their society...” (and, in the UK, the police force!)

Coronavirus

At last, some reality from a Government spokesperson: “a child has as much chance of dying from Coronavirus as of being struck by lightning.” Quite. Until now, there has been the lie officially spread that “everyone can get it”, which, though true in itself, is disingenuous, inasmuch as a child certainly might get infected but if so will almost certainly be entirely unaware of it, completely asymptomatic, whereas a 90-year-old has at least some chance of requiring hospital treatment and possibly even dying, especially if he or she has “co-morbidities” (other health problems).

Bristolian and other statues

In fact, I do have one thing to add.

Happened to see a brief minute or two of some dim black woman, apparently the founder of “Black Lives Matter” in the UK, being interviewed by Kay Burley on Sky News this morning. It was asked as to whether she thought that it would be OK to leave controversial statues but put an explanatory plaque nearby. The black woman answered that it might be better to remove the statues but still have a plaque. So have a plaque explaining a statue which is not even there…

When you see many black people interviewed, or just talking, you realize why black-ruled countries are always in a state of complete chaos. They just cannot organize their thoughts properly, in almost all cases.

Good news from China (for once)

Tweets seen recently on various topics

So the censorship gathers pace. Superficially, the discontent of some blacks may seem to be at the root of it, but in reality the Jewish element, or part of it, is behind this.

This summer, a department at the University of Sheffield sent an email to students. A group of them had complained about their marks for an end-of-year essay. While a few had received Firsts, these students were given 2:2s and Thirds. “Thank you for raising the issue,” began the email, “and thank you also for your patience.” After reflection, the head of department and the director of “learning and teaching” had decided that, “our normal procedures… failed us. For this we apologise unreservedly”. The department had decided to “uplift all the marks… less at the top and more at the bottom”. The poorly performing students had their marks raised by nearly 40 per cent. The few who had done well saw their marks barely change. “Again, our apologies,” the message concluded, “but we hope that this is a satisfactory resolution.”

What happened at Sheffield is one part of a national story: the great university con…” [The New Statesman]

Well worth reading. This has been a developing scandal for over 20 years, if not 30 years. Huge numbers going to “uni” (often to the Uni of Nowhere), racking up student debt which will, in most cases, never be repaid, wasting national economic resources, the proud graduates then often being unable to find jobs beyond the most basic.

The proportion of students getting “good honours” – a First or 2:1 – has leapt from 47 to 79 per cent: at 13 universities, more than 90 per cent of students were given at least a 2:1 last year. And Oxbridge is leading the charge: 96 to 99 per cent of its English, history and languages students get “good honours”.“[The New Statesman]

Those are inflated grades from already-inflated grades. As recently as the 1980s, it was the norm for most students to get a 2:2. Tony Blair did…

Among the most culpable? Tony and indeed Cherie Blair, who promoted all this by making it easy to get McDegrees.

“This supposed university miracle can only have happened in one of three ways. The first is that schools have, over the past 30 years, supplied universities with students of a far higher calibre than in the recent past. This would be a notable achievement, as the university students of the past were the select few –In the 1970s and 1980s between 8 and 19 per cent of young British adults went on to higher education, whereas 50 per cent now do. The second is that universities have taken historically indifferent students and turned them into unusually capable graduates. And the third is the reality: the university miracle is a mirage.” [The New Statesman]

And see here:

As schools have become ever more rigid and exam-driven, the contagion has spread. As one Russell Group professor, wary of being named, puts it: “In schools now, students are being virtually spoon-fed, and that is feeding through.

Students are not taught to read, quickly and critically, and to communicate their ideas,” seconds Jones. “These most fundamental things are not being taught in schools. When we ask them to write, they are incredibly disorientated. And the students who are prepared are incredibly frustrated.” [The New Statesman]

and

““Ideas that students readily understood ten to 15 years ago, they struggle to understand today,” Peter Dorey, professor of British politics at the University of Cardiff, told the Commons inquiry in 2009. “Many of them are semi-literate.” Dorey described seminars in which students sat listlessly, waiting to be told how to “pass our exams”. “They will brazenly admit to having read nothing…” [The New Statesman]

You see that on Twitter, in the outpourings of the younger “journalists” even in mainstream newspapers, on TV too and in the legal profession as well: people unable to think, who just want to be told, for example, “This is Good, That is Bad, and Ian Millard is a ‘Neo-Nazi’ who (therefore…) is Very Bad.” And so on. I noticed it after I was disbarred for socio-political reasons in 2016: the tweets from ignorant little law student and pupil-barrister wannabees, all wanting to be seen to be condemning me. In fact, all that they have done is to condemn themselves.

https://ianrmillard.wordpress.com/2017/07/09/the-slide-of-the-english-bar-and-uk-society-continues-and-accelerates/

According to their study, one in five graduates in England could not handle literacy tasks more complicated than understanding the instructions on a packet of aspirin, while the numeracy level of 28 per cent was limited to estimating the fuel left on a petrol gauge.” [The New Statesman]

I doubt that this terrible situation will be sorted out any time soon. It suits too many people:

  • the students (“she is a straight-A student who got a First from Oxford”…not so impressive when you know that 50% of all the students get “Firsts” and 95%+ get either Firsts or Upper Seconds…) (and I deplore the “straight-A” Americanism, but that too is legion, now);
  • the parents;
  • the schools from which the students have come (“X% of our students go on to university”…);
  • the universities themselves (which can —and do— pretend that their results and standards are ever-improving);
  • the government (“our policies are working in education! 101% of students are now getting First-class degrees!”…etc).

Scandal, and the country is the poorer for it.

Destroy the Great Replacement

(2019)
[above: Renaud Camus]

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Renaud_Camus#The_%22Great_Replacement%22_conspiracy_theory

The enemies of Western civilization and white Northern European culture are getting scared that the European peoples are starting to wake up to the fact that (((conspirators))) are trying to replace them with blacks and browns: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/jun/10/attacks-protesters-enemies-western-culture-traction-far-right

The Camp of the Saints was written as fiction. Look now, though!

The Camp of the Saints (French: Le Camp des Saints) is a 1973 French dystopian fiction novel by Catholic author and explorer Jean Raspail.[1][2][3] A speculative fictional account, it depicts the destruction of Western civilization through Third World mass immigration to France and the West. Almost forty years after its initial publication the novel returned to the bestseller list in 2011.” [Wikipedia]

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Camp_of_the_Saints

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Rory Stewart

I see that Rory Stewart is trending on Twitter (not that that means much). I blogged about him over a year ago. I started off rather impressed, but (see all the updates) my view of Stewart became less and less approving the more I discovered about him. Read below about the journey on which I embarked:

https://ianrmillard.wordpress.com/2019/05/03/will-rory-stewart-mp-be-prime-minister/

Diary Blog, 29 January 2020

John Bingham, 7th Earl of Lucan

There is now renewed speculation over whether “Lord Lucan” (the title is now held by his son, the 8th Earl) is still alive.

https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/son-lord-lucans-murdered-nanny-21381222

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7940419/Lord-Lucan-son-nanny-murdered-Fugitive-peer-tracked-Australia.html

I suppose that, after 45 years, a whole younger generation is scarcely if at all aware of the Lucan murder case:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Bingham,_7th_Earl_of_Lucan

I was 18 when that case became front-page news in late 1974. Over the years, I have read a little about it. For many years, I was convinced that Lucan was alive, he having been covertly relocated out of the UK by his wealthy and powerful friends. My rationale for that view was partly based on Lucan’s psychology: a fatalist, yet a gambler. For someone like that, there is always another spin of the wheel.

Later, my initial view was modified by the consideration that the worldwide hunt and continuing publicity must surely uncover the fugitive, if there was a fugitive. Now? I do not know what to think.

Ironically, Lucan’s financial problems might, today, have been less severe or pressing, in that he would today (perhaps; not all peers get money) have been entitled to claim £310 daily taxfree merely by “clocking in” at the House of Lords for 20 minutes per day, thus getting about £6,000+ per month.

https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/aristocrat-peers-trouser-4million-taxpayer-19004018

A fine but almost unknown symphony by New Zealand’s most significant composer

https://www.theguardian.com/culture/2001/jul/14/artsfeatures1

Rory Stewart

Former MP Rory Stewart, now standing as Independent candidate for Mayor of London (the bookmakers have him as 2nd favourite), has climbed on the “holocaust” bandwagon and seems to be boosted by the malicious Jew-Zionist “charity”, the “Campaign Against Antisemitism”:

I suppose that most people are unaware that Stewart is part-Jew (one-quarter), a fact which I discovered (via an alert reader of my blog) while researching updates for my lengthy blog post about him, when he was a potential Conservative Party leader (he later resigned both as MP and from the Conservative Party). My piece about Stewart is linked here, below:

https://ianrmillard.wordpress.com/2019/05/03/will-rory-stewart-mp-be-prime-minister/

Stewart’s wife is also part-Jewish, and their children are being brought up in that cultural milieu.

Stewart says that “the holocaust” makes us see how quickly political rhetoric and posturing can become murder“. Fine words from someone who not only supported the NWO invasions of Iraq and Afghanistan but who also, as MP (2010-2019), voted for all of the cruel and callous “welfare” “reform” measures drafted (and very ineptly too) by Iain Dunce Duncan Smith and his cronies, resulting in the deaths of literally tens of thousands of (mostly) BRITISH people.

Stewart has many talents, and his self-promotion, and self-inflation of his deeds, does not take away from those deeds or talents, but he was wrong for the position of Prime Minister (in potentio), and is probably wrong for the position of Mayor of London.

What did Stewart vote for? Oh, this sort of thing, in effect: “a disabled man with a long history of mental illness starved to death just months after welfare officials stopped his out-of-work and housing benefits.” [The Guardian]

Wuhan

At last, the msm is catching up, asking why it is that Americans, French, Japanese, Australians are being evacuated, sending dedicated hospital planes etc for that purpose, while the British official and political response has been the traditional and useless one of “tell people to be careful, and then make a statement in the House of Commons”.

Our whole system is in danger of irrelevance and uselessness: from the Government, through the Foreign Office, the House of Commons, the House of Lords, the police, the “welfare” (social security) system etc.

Dissent in Germany

Ha ha!

https://democratieparticipative.me/tres-drole-pour-feter-lholocauste-des-trolls-de-leipzig-mettent-un-drapeau-israelien-sur-une-cheminee-geante/

https://altcensored.com/watch?v=8RHS-8v97Uk

The Alastair Stewart sacking

Many on Twitter etc are defending Alastair Stewart, saying nice things about him etc, but few are pointing out that this is exactly what happens when there grows up a culture of political correctness, a culture of denunciation, a culture of “no-platforming” (i.e. suppression of freedom of expression on political, social or historical topics) etc. Few in the msm come out fighting for free speech.

Few attack the whole milieu of political correctness in which the msm now exists. Even fewer identify the principal driver of this unfreedom— the Jew-Zionist element in society, which infests both the mainstream media and, now, social media (particularly Twitter). In fact, there is a well-organized Zionist “claque” or mob of “them” on Twitter. They managed to get me expelled from Twitter in 2018 (after having pushed for it and conspired about it for about 7 years). They are the same Jews (and virtually all are Jews) that persecute satirical singer-songwriter Alison Chabloz, and the same ones that eventually had Jeremy “Jez” Turner imprisoned for mentioning Jews unflatteringly in a speech made near the Cenotaph in Whitehall.

I notice that very few are looking beyond the bare facts of the Alastair Stewart sacking to what underpins it and many less-publicized events like it.

Once you go down the road of unfreedom, you move the game to the next level…

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Nigel Farage documentary

Watched a Channel 4 fly-on-wall documentary filmed during the 2019 General Election. I think that some people laughed or smirked when I blogged at that time that Nigel Farage, though a good public speaker, is not a good politician. Not long after that, Farage stabbed his candidates and his rank and file members in the back by deciding to stand down all candidates in Conservative Party-held seats, even those held (as most were) by Remain-favouring Conservatives. A monumental error.

Farage’s inexplicable —on the face of it— decision killed his party right there and then, as I blogged at the time. It showed up Brexit Party as a here today, gone tomorrow pop-up. It said to Northern voters “Brexit Party are Con stooges”. It gifted Boris-idiot and his resident lunatic, Cummings, the election. Conservative vote share scarcely increased over what it had been in 2017; Labour’s fell dramatically. A third of eligible voters did not vote.

Had Brexit Party continued campaigning in all seats (originally entered for) to polling day across the country, it might not have won a single seat, but Farage would, in honourable defeat, have retained his reputation, Brexit Party might have surged later, and most important of all, the Conservative Party would probably have failed to win a majority. Those few thousand Brexit Party votes in each constituency would have made all the difference. Also, the Brexit the UK got would eventually have been a real one, not this fake one being loaded up at present.

The Road Not Taken

Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,
And sorry I could not travel both
And be one traveler, long I stood
And looked down one as far as I could
To where it bent in the undergrowth;

Then took the other, as just as fair,
And having perhaps the better claim,
Because it was grassy and wanted wear;
Though as for that the passing there
Had worn them really about the same,

And both that morning equally lay
In leaves, no step had trodden black.
Oh, I kept the first for another day!
Yet knowing how way leads on to way,
I doubted if I should ever come back.

I shall be telling this with a sigh
Somewhere ages and ages hence:
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—
I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference.”

[Robert Frost]

The Main Conservative Party Leadership Contenders in Outline

First words

One of the 5 tweets that got me disbarred at the instigation of a pack of Jews was that describing Michael Gove MP as “a pro-Jew, pro-Israel expenses cheat”. I am very glad to be able to post the key words yet again (as I do from time to time), now with the addition “who is also a dishonest, cocaine-snorting little degenerate with a Jewish wife.”

Major Candidates

I have decided now to blog about the main rivals for Theresa May’s threadbare purple as leader of the Conservative Party. I start with Gove.

Michael Gove

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[above, Gove enjoys the company of Jew paedophile and rapist, the now-deceased one-time Labour MP and (later) “lord”, Greville Janner, at a Zionist social gathering]

Gove was adopted, his origins not publicly known. He was a journalist before becoming an MP. At that time, he showed his adherence to the Israeli cause by participating in a pro-Israel demonstration in Trafalgar Square.

It seems that, like —sadly— too many of “our” mainstream media scribblers, Michael Gove was a fairly frequent abuser of cocaine before (only before?) his Jewish Zionist backers got him onto the System political racket as an MP.

For several years, Gove had a relatively low public profile as MP, despite his promotion to Shadow Cabinet in 2007, after only 2 years as a backbench MP. He was one of the most blatant (though far from the worst) expenses cheats and blodgers exposed in 2009: he and his Jewish or part-Jewish wife, Sarah Vine (a Daily Mail columnist), claimed as detailed here:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Gove#Expenses_claims

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarah_Vine

Gove is an active member of Conservative Friends of Israel. He is a non-Jewish Zionist, completely in the pocket of the Jewish Zionist lobby. He has always supported UK “intervention” in the Middle East and elsewhere (eg Libya).

Gove was Boris Johnson’s campaign manager (in effect, Johnson’s deputy) in the Conservative leadership contest of 2016, but stabbed Johnson in the back at the crucial moment, causing maximum damage to the leadership bid that he, Gove, had been supporting until that moment.

Gove’s wife has said that he cannot do as much as boil a kettle. Well, Einstein was like that and look how he benefited humanity. Oh, no, wait…

Conclusion: A doormat for Zionism and the Jewish lobby; intelligent, but not as intelligent or cultured as he and his backers believe him to be. A driven careerist. Completely untrustworthy. Not reliable in any way (except in his support for Israel, which for me is a negative). Administratively, probably competent. Otherwise unfit for the office of Prime Minister.

Boris Johnson

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[above, Boris Johnson “praying” at the “Wailing Wall” in Jerusalem]

Boris Johnson, aka Boris-Idiot, has wanted to be Prime Minister for a long time. A melange of different ethnicities, he is partly-European, partly-Turkic, partly-Jew: his maternal great-grandfather was an Orthodox Jewish rabbi in Lithuania! Three generations on, the Eton and Oxford “fiddler on the roof” was born in New York City to a father who worked for the World Bank and was later a Conservative MP.

Boris Johnson has been a backbench MP twice, without having distinguished himself. He has been Foreign Secretary and was terrible at it, incapable of doing the job properly. He has been a journalist-trainee (at the Times— sacked for making up a quotation), a journalist (at the Telegraph— where he was known for making up news) and an editor (The Spectator-— where he was notorious for absenteeism, lateness, making the staff make up for his defaults, also rude and unpleasant to the staff, and spent much of his time, in office hours, out of the office screwing lightweight airhead Spectator scribbler Petronella Wyatt).

Johnson has always had to face accusations of incompetence, complacency, laziness, lack of serious thought and application, as well as charges of dishonesty. These traits have characterized Johnson from his days at Eton right up to his shambolic and quite brief time as Foreign Secretary. A further trait has been appointment by reason of connections, rather than merit.

Johnson, who spent his childhood and youth amid the wealthy without himself really being of (very/extremely) wealthy background, is obsessed with scrabbling for as much money as he can get, and apparently gets (on top of MP salary and expenses) £250,000 per year for writing garbage in the Telegraph, which garbage he cobbles together once a week in about one and a half hours. One has to wonder at the motivations of the Telegraph’s editor or, perhaps being more significant, owners. The Telegraph is owned by the Barclay Brothers [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_and_Frederick_Barclay] who both favour Brexit and would no doubt find it very useful to have a UK Prime Minister obligated to them. Johnson tried to be Mayor of London and MP at the same time, in order to double his salary.

Boris Johnson is not prepared to do the preparation necessary to avoid egregious and avoidable mistakes. Two that come to mind are the water-cannon he bought as Mayor of London (unusable because not approved by the Home Office, a fact that Johnson did not bother to find out in advance) and Johnson’s painful mishandling of the Zaghari-Ratcliffe case:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nazanin_Zaghari-Ratcliffe#Boris_Johnson_intervention

Johnson will do almost anything to become Prime Minister. Though probably genuinely at least cynical or sceptical about the EU, he has fluctuated between Leave and Remain for most of the past two decades, and only committed himself to Leave when it became politic so to do.

He’s lied his way through life, he’s lied his way through politics, he’s a huckster with a degree of charm to which I am immune

[Anon., said to be a Cabinet minister, quoted in The Times of Israel]

Johnson, like 80% of Conservative MPs, is a member of Conservative Friends of Israel. In 2017, an Israeli employed by the Israeli Embassy in London, Shai Masot, was covertly filmed talking about how he had a million pound slush fund for “friendly” Westminster MPs, and how he wanted to have others “taken down”.

The Jew Masot talked to a “British” traitress and/or agent, one Maria Strizzolo (an aide to Jew Zionist “Conservative” MP Robert Halfon), about Boris Johnson, who, said Masot, was OK. “Ah, Boris…Boris…is good; he is solid on Israel. Of course, Boris is an idiot…” (and smirks…).

After being openly talked about like that, Boris Johnson just laughed it off in the Commons. He knows that he needs the Jew-influenced “British” msm to publicize him and support him. What’s a few insults from his Jewish “friends” anyway?

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/video/news/video-1387955/Al-Jazeera-Investigations-film-Shai-Masot-undercover.html

As MP and as Mayor of London, Boris was rumoured to have been an occasional drug abuser and, more often, a stalker of women in supermarkets etc. After having been (in the Minder appellation) “‘Er indoors” for many years, his (second) wife, a half-Indian woman, finally chucked him out in 2018.

Apparently, Johnson rarely if ever reads a book or anything beyond newspaper opinion columns. His pathetic attempts to pull rank on the plebs and make himself seem cultured by using Latin or classical Greek words fell flat after a few years. People saw through it.

Johnson’s latest girlfriend, whom he will probably marry, is a Conservative backroom PR woman who has smartened him up, cut his hair, put him on a diet and generally made him look less like a clown. She cannot do much about what is in his head, though.

Johnson has something in common with Donald Trump. Nothing that he says can be taken at face value. In fact, the sharp-eyed Jews have not had difficulty noticing that:

Johnson’s…actions have done little to assuage liberal Britons. Last year, he came under heavy attack from Jewish community leaders after he described Muslim women wearing burkas as looking “absolutely ridiculous” and like “letter boxes” and “bank robbers.” The Jewish Leadership Council said Johnson’s words were “utterly disgraceful,” while a leading rabbi accused him of “racism with a smile.” The Jewish Chronicle compared the former foreign secretary to a “bar-room bigot”.” [The Times of Israel]

Now we see that Johnson is again trying to run with the fox and hunt with the hounds.

Conclusion: Boris Johnson is a basically rootless character. Ethnically somewhat “diverse”, born in New York City, brought up in Belgium and England, educated with the (very) wealthy while not being quite one of them [cf. David Cameron-Levita, who was heir to a fortune in the tens of millions of pounds], Boris is always the slight outsider. He is pro-Israel mainly because it is convenient to be so (though he is part-Jew). His am-dram Bertie Wooster impression is no doubt an attempt to fit in with an England where he still does not wholly belong. The same is true of his equally am-dram but totally empty Winston Churchill impression and mimicry (he even affects a slightly-hunched posture at times). As a politician, he makes a good public entertainer. Driven. Unreliable. Incompetent. His Uxbridge seat may not be safe. Unfit to be Prime Minister, however looked at.

 Jeremy Hunt

The most serious main contender for Conservative Party leader, as I identified some time ago.

From an English background, Hunt is distantly related both to the Queen and to one-time Labour government minister and founder-leader (1930s) of the British Union of Fascists and (1950s) Union Movement, Sir Oswald Mosley. Born into an old Establishment family (his father was an admiral).

Politically, Hunt has had a fairly meteoric career. Elected as MP in 2005 (at age 39), he was made a Shadow minister almost immediately, promoted to Shadow Cabinet minister in 2007 and, as soon as the Conservatives formed the Con Coalition in 2010, appointed Cabinet minister (Culture Secretary 2010-2012, Health Secretary 2012-2018, Foreign Secretary 2018-present).

Hunt has by far the widest experience of government of the present contenders.

Hunt’s wife is Chinese, yet he has on occasion criticized the Chinese government.

Hunt is (predictably) pro-Israel:

https://cfoi.co.uk/foreign-secretary-jeremy-hunt-affirms-israels-unconditional-right-to-self-defence-at-cfi-parliamentary-reception/

Conclusion: Probably the most serious contender for Conservative leader if one forgets about level of public profile (Boris Johnson’s trump card). A smarmy snake type, but (despite gaffes here and there) reasonably competent (when compared to Johnson, especially). It would be surprising were he not one of the final two candidates.

Sajid Javid

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By origin Pakistani Muslim, Javid could be described as an apostate, having said that:

My own family’s heritage is Muslim. Myself and my four brothers were brought up to believe in God, but I do not practise any religion. My wife is a practising Christian and the only religion practised in my house is Christianity.” [Wikipedia]

Javid is not a practising Muslim and he drinks alcohol. One of his brothers died from ingestion of alcohol and codeine.

Javid has been a devotee of the “philosophical selfishness” of so-called “Objectivism”, the “philosophy” invented by Jewess Ayn Rand.

Philosopher and theologian John Milbank commented [about Javid]: “It is extraordinarily disturbing that any mainstream politician should express any admiration for Ayn Rand. We should be concerned that someone like Sajid Javid can now hold high office within the United Kingdom.” [Wikipedia]

Javid was an international banker for about 18 years, rising by 2009 (when he quit to pursue his political ambitions) to an income of some £3 million a year. At least it can be said for Javid that his political career is not motivated by money-grubbing (cf. Johnson and, to some extent, Gove). Whether being an international banker is quite as impressive as it sounds, after the debacle of 2007-2008, is a matter for debate.

It was a shock to many that Sajid Javid, as Home Secretary no less, expressed support for the “antifa” thugs and snoopers. It shows either malice or, more likely (?) ignorance. I saw a Twitter photo of Javid at a Metropolitan Police event at which some of the most notorious Jew-Zionist trolls and troublemakers were in attendance.

Javid is yet another Conservative MP who belongs to Conservative Friends of Israel.

Javid is regarded as one of Israel’s staunchest supporters in the Cabinet and is a long-time supporter of Conservative Friends of Israel.” [Wikipedia]. He even went there on his honeymoon!

Javid’s strong record of speaking out against anti-Semitism has earned him plaudits from leading Jewish communal figures” [Wikipedia]

In 2015, at a Board of Deputies of British Jews hustings event, Javid stated that publicly funded cultural institutions that boycott Israel risk having their government grants cut.[81] Citing a boycott of the UK Jewish Film Festival[82] by the Tricycle Theatre in Kilburn, Javid said: “I have made it absolutely clear what might happen to their [the theatre’s] funding if they try, or if anyone tries, that kind of thing again.” [81] British playwright Caryl Churchill raised concerns about political interference in the arts and questioned: “All Charlie Hebdo? Except when freedom of expression means freedom to criticise Israel.

[Wikipedia]

Conclusion:

Sajid Javid seems to be a genuine Leaver/Brexiteer. Put another way, a convinced globalist…in favour (unsurprisingly) of immigration into the UK. A complete doormat for the Jews and Israel, too. Intelligent…up to a point. Seems to be another one who is either narrow or has idees-fixes: Israel, Ayn Rand etc. May be administratively competent. As potential Prime Minister, a Pakistani-origined capitalist-globalist who supports Israel, the Jewish lobby, the mindless “antifa” idiots and the outlook of Ayn Rand, is not my idea of the right selection.

Dominic Raab

Raab is half-Jewish (and half-English) but was brought up culturally mainly English, including Church of England, and in –perhaps appropriately– Gerrard’s Cross, Buckinghamshire, the next rail stop from Beaconsfield, one-time seat of deracinated Jew Benjamin Disraeli, later Lord Beaconsfield, who became both Conservative leader and then, in 1868, Prime Minister.

Raab has a background in law (a degree and solicitor’s qualification, as well as a 2-year training term with Linklaters, a leading City of London firm), the Foreign Office (5-6 years) and as adviser for 3-4 years to Conservative Shadow Cabinet ministers. He was elected MP in 2010.

Raab has had a turbocharged career in Parliament, being involved with numerous serious policies and initiatives, including cross-party ones. Evenhanded (on the surface) re. Israel, he has criticized the most egregious excesses of the Zionists, in particular the settlement movement. He reached the Cabinet in 8 years.

Raab was involved with the Britannia Unchained booklet, which might be said to endorse what some have termed  a “Zionist slavemaster agenda” for the British people.

Raab is a sincere Leaver/Brexiteer.

I assess Raab as hard and indeed ruthless.

Conclusion: Another rather rootless person. Not quite Jew, not quite full English. Probably competent in terms of administrative and executive ability, but there have been allegations that he bullies his staff. Seems doubtful whether he can much impress the British voters, and his suggestion of forcing a WTO Brexit through via the prorogation of Parliament (something not done, for purely tactical political reasons, and as far as I know, since Cromwellian times), must give pause to those who would support him as potential Prime Minister.

Other candidates

There are a number of other candidates, though it may be that few if any can get 8 MPs (increased from 2 to cull the numbers) to support their candidatures. I have already blogged, a while ago, about Rory Stewart, arguably the most interesting candidate individually:

https://ianrmillard.wordpress.com/2019/05/03/will-rory-stewart-mp-be-prime-minister/

though I note that some msm commentators have now expressed some of the same doubts as I did some time ago, and wondering whether his whole adds up to the sum of his parts, basically.

Should other candidates get through the initial process, I shall also examine them (or should that be “turn on them”?).

Overview

The Conservative leadership contest is yet another “shitshow” (in the elegant word of Johnny Mercer MP). The Conservatives cannot organize Brexit, cannot even organize their own leadership election effectively! They certainly cannot run the country properly. I wonder how long they can cling to government.

Another point comes to mind, in relation to various issues but, for example, Gove’s cocaine abuse. MSM commentators and talking heads all saying that the public don’t really mind if journalists, MPs, Prime Ministers, snort drugs. I wonder. There may be plenty of people who think that frequent abusers or users should be machinegunned , if only as a public health measure. I merely pose the question…

There is a real and growing rift between the “socially liberal” metro-people and the other “tribes” in the UK.

[example: the Political Correspondent of Sky News does not regard it as significant that at least two of the main contenders for the Conservative Party leadership were habitual cocaine abusers!

https://twitter.com/lewis_goodall/status/1138085102808965121 ]

and

As for the Conservative Party, it seems bizarre that a few hundred MPs, and then what amounts to about 40,000 70 and 80 year olds, can elect a party leader who will then automatically become Prime Minister and may serve until 2022 without any need to be endorsed by the whole people. 

Notes

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/9236464/tory-leadership-election-security-measures-ballots/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Gove

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boris_Johnson

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Petronella_Wyatt

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeremy_Hunt

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sajid_Javid

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dominic_Raab

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dominic_Raab#Britannia_Unchained

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benjamin_Disraeli

https://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/British-PM-contender-Dominic-Raab-has-Jewish-father-who-fled-the-Nazis-590730

https://www.timesofisrael.com/meet-the-frontrunners-to-become-britains-next-pm-and-their-stances-on-israel/

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/video/news/video-1387955/Al-Jazeera-Investigations-film-Shai-Masot-undercover.html

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nazanin_Zaghari-Ratcliffe#Boris_Johnson_intervention

Afterthought, 10 June 2019

Boris Johnson has just “pledged” (whatever little weight that carries in the mouth of a congenital liar like him) to cut taxes for the 5%-10% of the adult population with gross incomes above £50,000 a year. He thus addresses directly the affluent and wealthy people who, as members of the Conservative Party, are about to elect the leader of that party. People who would benefit from any such policy.

To put it another way, Boris Johnson has just made it more likely that he will be elected Conservative Party leader, but at the same time has made it even less likely than it already is that the Conservatives will win the next general election. In fact, they will probably not even be the largest party in the Commons after a general election. They might not even be the second-largest party.

I wonder what the mass of voters (90%+) who earn less than £50K a year gross will think about a Conservative Party led by Boris Johnson that prioritizes tax cuts for the affluent and wealthy 10% at the expense of the other 90%? If only 10% of voters vote Conservative next time, it is “Goodnight Vienna” for the Conservative Party; and Boris Johnson, in his modest-majority Uxbridge seat, will be one of the first to fall.

Tweets and updates

Update, 13 June 2019

After the first ballot, the three least-supported candidates have been eliminated: nonentity Andrea Leadsom, ex-accountant Mark Harper, and dishonest (and thick-as-two-short-planks) Esther McVey.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Esther_McVey#Out_of_Cabinet_(2018%E2%80%93)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_Harper

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrea_Leadsom#Alleged_exaggeration_of_pre-government_jobs_and_responsibilities

As previously said, you can have any Model T Ford car as long as it is black, and you can have any Conservative MP as leader so long as he or she is pro-Jew and pro-Israel. In fact, the voting record of the candidates shows identical voting on a number of important issues; for example [see tweet below]

Update, 14 June 2019

“Suited thug” Matthew “Matt” Hancock MP has withdrawn.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-48631706

Rory Stewart MP on Marr. It seems that, in polling of Conservative Party members, he is now second-placed (after Boris-Idiot). That would seem to prove what I have previously written, that Boris Johnson’s “popularity” is no more than the outcome of his 20 years of publicity largely generated by himself. Stewart has matched that, or tried to match that, via a social media blitz.

I have written about Stewart individually and I see no reason to alter anything I wrote then (except that I thought then that Stewart would have more MPs behind him), at the beginning of May of this year:

https://ianrmillard.wordpress.com/2019/05/03/will-rory-stewart-mp-be-prime-minister/

Stewart only received 19 votes in the second ballot, thus coming last. Matt Hancock MP (who had received 20 votes) then withdrew.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2019_Conservative_Party_(UK)_leadership_election

Stewart has more self-belief than Hancock (and more intelligence). He is still standing and may be gaining ground. For him it is all or nothing. He has ruled out serving in a Boris Johnson Cabinet, and it is hard to see Boris appointing him anyway. Boris does not like to see his idiocies floodlit.

To me as an observer, it seems that Gove is probably out of the running now, as is Sajid Javid. Be grateful for small mercies. That leaves, realistically, Johnson, Hunt, Raab and Stewart.

I had thought that Stewart would find more support among MPs than he has done so far. However, assuming that Johnson will be in the top two, Stewart now has a 3/1 chance of being there too. I had thought Hunt the obvious second-place candidate at the end. Now, well, we shall see.

Stewart is basically pro-EU, so it is hard to see Conservative Party rank and file members voting for him on that basis, but on most other bases he scores over Johnson.

Whoever becomes Conservative Party leader, this is a party going nowhere but down.

Update, 17 June 2019

Well, as I guessed a couple of days ago, Rory Stewart has gained ground, at least in the betting, though the betting exchanges’ and bookmakers’ odds are often not a reliable guide to political results (see the EU Referendum, the Trump election, the recent Peterborough by-election etc).

Stewart is now at 2nd place in the betting to be next Conservative leader, though only at 16/1. Boris Johnson is favourite at around 1/5 odds-on (Hunt 20/1, Gove 46/1, Raab 85/1, Javid 120/1).

By all accounts, Stewart did well in the TV debate (Johnson the sole absentee, obviously afraid of being exposed as an idiot and incompetent, as well as wanting to seem to  be the “presidential” figure above the fray).

Update, 19 June 2019

The latest “debate” on TV was held. I heard a few minutes. Boris Johnson…what a complete idiot. Is that really the best that can be offered for potential Prime Minister? God help the UK…

The tax plans of both Johnson and Hunt are mad. Anyway, there it is…

A piece in The Guardian (see below), by Jessica Elgot, a Jewish Zionist journalist (who used to block me when I had a Twitter account). She refers to Rory Stewart as a “Black Watch veteran”. Not sure what the hard core of that very tough regiment would say to that; after all, Stewart only spent 5 months, if that, in that regiment (as a probationary short service 2nd lieutenant). Still, the inside track on the Con leadership campaign is interesting. Seems that my 3 May blog about Stewart hit the spot, pretty much.

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2019/jun/18/rory-stewart-the-black-watch-veteran-shaking-up-the-tory-leadership-race

https://ianrmillard.wordpress.com/2019/05/03/will-rory-stewart-mp-be-prime-minister/

Update, 19 June 2019

Well, Rory Stewart is out of the race, which means that, until or unless Boris Johnson leaves frontline politics, his career is stalled again. He pledged not to serve in a Johnson Cabinet, and, as I blogged previously, it is doubtful that Johnson will appoint him to anything significant.

That leaves Johnson, Hunt, Gove, Javid.

Gove has said that he would serve under Johnson. As usual, willing to do whatever it takes to keep the career going and the salaries rolling in (a Cabinet minister gets about £75,000 a year on top of the MP salary of about £80,000; also, a ministerial car, a large and staffed country house in several cases).

I doubt whether Gove will be one of the final two; neither can I see Sajid Javid making the cut. That would leave Johnson and Hunt. The assumption is that Boris-Idiot would be be given a triumph by all those retired affluent Conservative Party members across the UK, all 100,000 or so of them (about 1 in maybe every 500 UK people belong to the Con Party). The assumption may or may not be right. If Hunt is the alternative, he may yet be in with a chance.

As to Boris-Idiot, this completely incompetent and clueless fool may well be posing as Prime Minister soon. Good grief…

Update, 20 June 2019

The final ballot having been held, the two candidates still standing are Boris-Idiot and Jeremy Hunt. Exactly what I predicted at the start (see above), though I was beginning to wonder whether Rory Stewart might make it into the final showdown.

Everyone is now assuming that the conclusion is already cut-and-dried. Probably, though Hunt may do better than expected as runner-up.

I find myself wondering about why it is that Boris Johnson has managed to shrug off all the (entirely justified and proven) allegations about his drug abuse, sex life, incompetence, lies etc. I think that the answer(s) are as follows:

  • Boris took drugs. Gove took drugs. Boris has been unaffected, while Gove has been diminished, ending up looking like a squalid and rather silly little figure. Why? I think because people are not comparing like with like. If Mick Jagger, at age 65 or for that matter (and as now) 75, plays around with some young girl, well, people just shrug and say “that’s what he’s like, he’s always been so”, or “that’s rock music for you”. Now, if some, say, respectable vicar, bank manager or headmaster does the same or even somewhat less, he will be pilloried, because people do not expect such behaviour from their local vicar or whatever. I think that that is part of the answer. People assume that louche Johnson might have snorted cocaine, but few not in the know thought it of apparently straitlaced Gove;
  • Gove has policy in mind. He is at home in the world of policy. Johnson has no real policy (or indeed ideology, or indeed belief in anything). So why do most people prefer Boris-Idiot? Because emotion is stronger than intellect, and will is stronger than emotion. Boris does not appeal on the intellectual level (how could he?!) which is Gove’s stronghold; he, Boris, appeals to emotion, whether to people liking his public persona, or his “dogwhistling” re Muslims, those two combined neatly and amusingly in his “Muslim women looking like” pillar-boxes or letter-boxes. It could even be said that Boris is appealing to the Will, to an inchoate Englishness (even though Boris himself is, at highest, only part-English);

Of course, the political fusion of all three parts of human mentality and being, meaning Will, emotion and intellect, was personified by Adolf Hitler. Obviously Hitler “bestrides the narrow world like a colossus”, even today, and was a titan compared to a silly creepy grubber like Boris Johnson, but there we are: “history repeats itself, first tragedy, second time farce.”

Poor UK…

Update, 25 June 2019

Update, 30 June 2019

Even if Boris Johnson wins the absurd Conservative leadership contest, he may be prevented from becoming Prime Minister:

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2019/jun/30/boris-johnson-might-never-enter-no-10-if-mps-withdraw-support

Will Rory Stewart MP Be Prime Minister?

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[above, Rory Stewart, many years ago in Afghanistan, consciously reprising Lawrence of Arabia; he was sometimes called both “Florence of Arabia” (in Iraq) and “Florence of Belgravia” (because of his well-connected and wealthy background)]

Introduction

My attention was caught by the BBC Politics tweet below.

Rory Stewart MP [Con, Penrith and Borders], who until yesterday was Minister of State for Prisons, a political dead-end, now can be said, appropriately enough, to have jumped free with one bound, and is now Secretary of State for International Development, a position again not quite in the front rank but a Cabinet post all the same. From his new elevation, Stewart has wasted no time in declaring his candidature for Conservative Party leadership.

I have been interested in Stewart and his political career for several years. I was puzzled as to why someone who appeared to have so many advantages (wealth, family influence, expensive education, pre-political career moves, a degree of public prominence etc) seemed to have run into the sand as an MP. However, it may be that he was playing a long game which will yet bring him to the highest office.

I do blog about MPs individually, but mostly those I term “deadhead MPs”. Stewart is certainly not one of those. However, his CV is almost too obviously brilliant. He seems to have almost too many talents, qualifications and virtues to be true. I do, perhaps unfairly, harbour a suspicion that the sum of his many parts may not quite add up to the same amount.

Background

According to Wikipedia: “Stewart was born in Hong Kong, the son of the diplomat Brian Stewart and his wife Sally Elizabeth Acland Nugent. His family live in the listed[6] Broich House near Crieff in Perthshire, Scotland. He was brought up in Malaysia and Scotland and was educated at the Dragon School in Oxford and Eton College.[4] During his gap year in 1991, he was commissioned (“short service limited commission”) in the Black Watch for five months as second lieutenant (on probation).[7][8] He then attended Balliol CollegeOxford University, where he read modern history, before switching to philosophy, politics and economics.”

After graduating, Stewart joined the Foreign Office.[11] He served in the British Embassy in Indonesia from 1997 to 1999, working on issues related to East Timor independence, and was appointed at the age of 26 as the British Representative to Montenegro in the wake of the Kosovo campaign.” [Wikipedia]

Stewart is believed to have been, like his father, an officer of the Secret Intelligence Service [SIS], a fact alluded to by David Dimbleby on BBC Question Time. Stewart neither agreed nor demurred. Still, a touch of the James Bonds impresses the common herd, I suppose…

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[above, Brian Stewart, the father of Rory Stewart, wearing the badge of a Knight Commander of the Order of St. Michael and St. George, the 4th-highest order of chivalry in the UK (if excluding two now-dormant orders, the Order of St. Patrick and the Order of The Star of India)]

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/11896713/Brian-Stewart-intelligence-officer-obituary.html

After the coalition invasion of Iraq, he became the Coalition Provisional Authority Deputy Governorate Co-Ordinator in Maysan and Deputy Governorate Co-ordinator/Senior Advisor in Dhi Qar in 2003, both of which are provinces in southern Iraq.[9] He was posted initially to the KOSB Battlegroup then to the Light Infantry.[12] His responsibilities included holding elections, resolving tribal disputes, and implementing development projects.[12] He faced growing unrest and an incipient civil war from his base in a Civil-Military Co-operation(CIMIC) compound in Al Amarah, and in May 2004 was in command of his compound in Nasiriyah when it was besieged by Sadrist militia.[9] He was awarded an OBE for his services during this period. While Stewart initially supported the Iraq War, the International Coalition’s inability to achieve a more humane, prosperous state led him in retrospect to believe the invasion had been a mistake.” [Wikipedia]

Full marks for honesty, but not for perspicacity. Let’s look at the above again: Stewart joined the FCO (and/or SIS) in 1995-96 and by 1999, at age 26, he is British Representative in Montenegro, at that time emerging from nearly a decade of ex-Yugoslav conflict.

This is rather remarkable. Why was a 26-y-o appointed to this rather important strategic post? Even more remarkably, perhaps, Stewart was then posted to Iraq in the immediate post-invasion era, and was rather famously deputy-governor of an Iraqi province at the age of 28. As noted above, he even “saw action” to some extent when his compound was besieged by militia fighters.

From 2000 to 2002 he travelled on foot through rural districts of PakistanIranAfghanistanIndia and Nepal, a journey totalling around 6000 miles, during which time he stayed in five hundred different village houses. He had previously walked across West Papua in 1998,[115] and has since made a number of long walks through Cumbria and BritainHe also travelled into Libya a day after the fall of Colonel Gaddafi.” [Wikipedia]

In late 2005, at the request of the Prince of Wales and Hamid Karzai, President of Afghanistan,[15] he established, as Executive Chairman, the Turquoise Mountain Foundation, a human development NGO, in Afghanistan, and relocated to Kabul where he lived for the next three years restoring historic buildings in the old city of Kabul, managing its finances, installing water supply, electricity, and establishing a clinic, a school and an institute for traditional crafts.[4] Stewart was awarded the Royal Scottish Geographical Society‘s Livingstone medal in 2009 “in recognition of his work in Afghanistan and his travel writing, and for his distinguished contribution to geography”.[16] Stewart stepped down as Executive Chairman of the Turquoise Mountain Foundation in May 2010.” [Wikipedia]

By any standards, Stewart’s life up to age 33 at least (he is now 46) was packed with achievements and adventures. Not many UK MPs could lay claim to anything even a tenth as interesting and varied (note my blogs about “deadhead MPs”). Indeed, it seems that, in 2008, a Hollywood studio (Studio Canal/Brad Pitt) actually bought the film rights to do a biopic of Stewart, starring, it was envisaged, Orlando Bloom as Stewart! No film has been made (yet).

This is not the British politics we know! This is somewhere in the realm of John Buchan and Sidney Reilly, a post-imperial Great Game pastiche.

More:

“His first book, The Places in Between, was an account of his 32-day solo walk across Afghanistan in early 2002.[119] It was a New York Times best-seller, with the newspaper also naming it one of its 10 notable books of 2006 and hailing it as a “flat-out masterpiece”.[4] It won the Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prize,[120] a Scottish Arts Council prize,[121] the Spirit of Scotland award,[122] and the Premio de Literatura de Viaje Caminos del Cid.[122] It was short-listed for a Scottish Arts Council prize,[123] the Guardian First Book Award[124] and the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize.[124] The book was adapted into a radio play by Benjamin Yeoh and was broadcast in 2007 on BBC Radio 4.[125]

Stewart’s second book, The Prince of the Marshes: and other Occupational Hazards of a Year in Iraq, also published as Occupational Hazards: My Time Governing in Iraq, describes his experiences as a Deputy Governorate Co-ordinator in Iraq.[4] The New York Timescritic William Grimes commented that Stewart “seems to be living one of the more extraordinary lives on record”, but for him the “real value of the new book is Mr. Stewart’s sobering picture of the difficulties involved in creating a coherent Iraqi state based on the rule of law”.[126] Stewart’s books have been translated into multiple languages.

Stewart’s reflections on the circumstances under which outside military and political intervention in countries’ internal affairs may or may not hope to achieve positive results were distilled in a 2011 book, Can Intervention Work?, co-authored with Gerald Knaus and part of the Amnesty International Global Ethics Series. He has also written about theory and practice of travel writings in prefaces to Wilfred Thesiger‘s Arabian Sands,[127] Charles Doughty‘s Arabia Deserta[128] and Robert Byron‘s The Road to Oxiana.[129]

In 2016, he published The Marches, a travelogue about a 1,000-mile walk in the borderlands separating England and Scotland, known as the Scottish Marches, and an extended essay on his Father, Brian Stewart.[130] The Marches was long listed for the Orwell Prize, won the Hunter Davies Lakeland Book of the Year,[131] was a Waterstones Book of the Month,[132] and became a Sunday Times top ten bestseller.” [Wikipedia]

I suppose that many would be well satisfied to have done even one or two or three of the things noted above. Stewart has dozens of accomplishments and successes to his name. A few more are:

  • “His 2008 cover article in Time magazine, where he debated presidential candidates Obama and McCain, arguing against a troop surge in Afghanistan, has been shortlisted for an American Journalism Association Award
  • He is a columnist for the Cumberland and Westmorland Herald, contributing a fortnightly column,[134] and has been a columnist for The New York Times,[135] in addition to a contributor to the New York Review of Books,[136] and the London Review of Books.
  • Stewart has written and presented three critically acclaimed BBC documentaries:
    • The Legacy of Lawrence of Arabia (2010).[138]
    • Afghanistan: The Great Game – A Personal View by Rory Stewart, a documentary in two parts that tells the story of foreign intervention by Britain, Russia and the United States in Afghanistan from the 19th century to the present day,which aired on BBC2 and which won a Scottish BAFTA (2012).[139]
    • Border Country: The Story of Britain’s Lost Middleland, which investigates the rift created by Hadrian’s Wall, and the issues of identity and culture in a region divided by the fabricated border, which was singled out for praise by David Attenborough.”
  • Stewart speaks some French, Persian (Dari), and Indonesian. He has also studied at school, in the Foreign Office, and on his Asian travels, Latin, Greek, Russian, Chinese, Serbo-CroatUrdu, and Nepali languages. He acknowledges that the latter three languages are “very rusty“;
  • He has lectured at Harvard and even advised Hillary Clinton…;
  • He is a karate expert (level unknown) and belongs to the Special Forces Club in London, some of whose members were in WW2 secret work, some were in the military and naval special forces, some ex-intelligence personnel —and there are also some who are rumoured to be just gold-plated fakes and fantasists;
  • His speech about hedgehogs in Parliament in 2015[39] was named by The Times and The Telegraph as the best parliamentary speech of 2015 and described by the Deputy Speaker as “one of the best speeches she had ever heard in Parliament” [Wikipedia]

Stewart is married to an American woman who had previously been married to a fellow NGO worker. One of the children of the Stewarts was delivered by Stewart himself without medical assistance.

Stewart once tweeted to me about something, several years ago, and was very polite, something that I value. I do not attribute that entirely to the influence of the Dragon School or, indeed, Eton. He seems to know how to behave (though not all agree, I have heard).

Thoughts

Stewart’s stellar career stalled after he became an MP in 2010. Having said that, he has chaired Commons committees, been promoted slowly but surely, and Wikipedia notes that he attended the Bilderberg cabal along with George Osborne. Not that being a Bilderberg attendee is a guarantee of lasting political success (cf. Nick Boles MP) but it does indicate that the primary powers behind the Western throne consider that a person is of interest.

This is Rory Stewart’s moment of opportunity. He has seized it. Once Theresa May leaves office, the Conservative Party will elect a new leader. Stewart is the international System candidate nonpareil. I should not be surprised were he to win a first ballot outright, bearing in mind the collection of fools, knaves, deadheads and frauds likely to oppose him in the contest:

  • Penny Mordaunt, best known for diving in a swimsuit (she looked good, so be it…) and for being a reserve naval sub-lieutenant;
  • Michael Gove, pro-Jew, pro-Israel fraud and expenses cheat (I tweeted that once and it was one of 5 tweets that had me disbarred at the instigation of the Jew lobby, so it pleases me to repeat it!);
  • Boris Johnson (aka Boris Idiot), who proved as Foreign Secretary that he cannot hold down high office;
  • Andrea Leadsom, a nonentity;
  • Jeremy Hunt, smarmy clever snake and tipped to take May’s purple;
  • Amber Rudd, yet another dimwit, though she thinks herself terribly clever. Pro-Israel, pro-EU, pro-immigration. Was involved personally with Kwasi Kwarteng, the “African at Eton” (well, one of them), who has now married, or is about to marry, a younger Amber Rudd lookalike. Amber Rudd’s own seat may well be lost next time;
  • Philip Hammond, careful calculating Remainer;
  • Dominic Raab, part-Jew, pro-Brexit, hardfaced and careerist.

There may be others. There would have been Gavin Williamson (who has the self-confidence of the stupid) and Stephen Crabb (sex pest, expenses cheat and so pro-Israel that he could be termed “an agent of influence”) but both of those have ruled themselves out by their egregiously poor behaviour. Deadheads.

It scarcely needs to be said that, as social nationalist and thinker into the future, I am not on the same page as Rory Stewart, so obviously NWO/ZOG in orientation is he, and whose MP voting record etc is far from entirely to my liking. He also wanted the UK to remain in the EU and now seems to want to “leave” but not really leave: Brexit in name only (BRINO). However, there is no doubt that he is the standout candidate now to replace Theresa May, which means that he could be Prime Minister by the Autumn.

Notes

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rory_Stewart

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Order_of_St_Michael_and_St_George

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Society_of_Literature#Fellows

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/rory-stewart-prisons-minister-pledge-crisis-poa-justice-department-inmates-a8896186.html

https://www.theyworkforyou.com/mp/24964/rory_stewart/penrith_and_the_border/votes

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/9434945/How-lover-of-Conservative-MP-Rory-Stewart-left-her-husband-heartbroken-in-Afghanistan.html

https://www.devex.com/news/rory-stewart-new-dfid-chief-with-a-colorful-career-94833

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2014/jan/03/rory-stewart-interview

https://www.politicshome.com/news/uk/political-parties/conservative-party/house/house-magazine/100228/rory-stewart-says-he-no

https://www.tatler.com/article/everything-you-need-to-know-about-rory-stewart-mp

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/conservative/8116481/Rory-Stewart-concedes-career-gives-appearance-that-he-worked-for-MI6.html

https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2010/11/15/paths-of-glory-ian-parker

Not everyone is taken with Rory Stewart…

Military? Does 5 months as an instant 2nd lieutenant count? Or is that a reference to Stewart’s “secret war” posts?

A few more thoughts, 4 April 2019:

It seems that Stewart favours immigration:

One farmer told Stewart, “All illegal immigrants should be rounded up and on the first ship out.” Some voters might expect their Conservative candidate at least to nod, but Stewart said, “Hmm,” and changed the subject. After leaving that house, he said quietly, “Actually, I’m rather in favor of immigration.” [The New Yorker]

So he favours (mass?) immigration. That would chime with those Bilderberg/Davos linkages. Also, it is all very well for a spoiled son of the “British Establishment” (father was a high-ranking SIS officer; Stewart lives in a country house surrounded by a small estate of a hundred acres or so) and who has always had access to effectively any money or anything he wanted without struggle or effort, to be OK about the mass of British people being replaced by blacks, browns, Chinese etc; and having to live with those basically backward peoples, share limited housing, road/rail space etc. Not to mention the effect on rates of pay, and the huge strain on public services, education, NHS, “welfare” etc.

Stewart is quite consciously remote from the concerns of the British people. He has put in huge effort on his adventures and career, but has never had to. Big difference.

I seriously wonder now, looking at or studying Stewart, whether he is right for the office of Prime Minister. Yes, it is very impressive to have run an Iraqi province (effectively or not, though?…) or part of Kabul (ditto) when only 28 or 30-ish, it is impressive to have walked across Afghanistan etc. It is impressive to have all those literary and other medals. However, how far does that get you in terms of being a British Prime Minister?

As a matter of fact, is it really that impressive to have been deputy governor of an Iraqi province when you were (some say) no bloody good, accomplished almost nothing and got a transfer a few months later to a more congenial post elsewhere in Iraq? I do not know the truth of it all, and I may be unfair or simply mistaken here, but I wonder whether Stewart’s other great accomplishments have a rather thin layer of reality under the surface glitter?

Impressive though those career highlights are, I am unsure as to whether Stewart really does have what it takes to be Prime Minister of this country in 2019 or 2020, as distinguished from being in that high office in a John Buchan political landscape circa 1912, and as a kind of Richard Hannay, a Hannay who is playing the role of an earlier and English/Scottish type of “Jack Ryan”, the American adventurer-patriot who eventually becomes President in the bestselling books of Tom Clancy.

I have spent some time (by my standards anyway) in preparing and writing and rethinking this picture of Rory Stewart. He disturbs me more than he reassures me: he seems rather fixated on himself, his own psychology, his motivations, his own (enormous and not denied by the man himself) ambition.

It worries me that, in the interviews and profiles I have read, Stewart says much about himself, his achievements, his accomplishments (or allows them to be known…), but little about the needs of the world, of Europe, of the European peoples, of the British people. I see little or nothing in terms of policy, or wider ideas, just a self-view that he is the right sort of chap to run the UK. That sounds like a more impressive sort of David Cameron-Levita-Schlumberger to me, and that worries the hell out of me.

It turns out (I have just discovered) that Stewart is a friend of the scribbler and one-time “Conservative” MP, Matthew Parris, known for his rather snooty attitude toward the white English people in the “left-behind” areas such as Clacton-on-Sea (Parris’s newspaper profile of that area all but got him lynched in 2014…): https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/tories-should-turn-their-backs-on-clacton-j0k5h6zld08 ; https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/ukip/11082586/The-voters-of-Clacton-dont-deserve-Matthew-Parriss-sneering-contempt.html

Parris is not only remote from the concerns of the British people (though in his case the remoteness comes not from ancestral hauteur but is the self-consciously created la-di-da-ness of the fastidious metropolitan gay), but is also a pro-immigration Remainer who thinks that ruling the UK should be left to people like him and his affluent, cosmopolitan, pro-multikulti friends. Trouble is, it has been, and look at the result! (Parris himself, elected in 1979, was reprimanded by Mrs Thatcher for having replied to a constituent that she should count herself lucky to have a council house, whatever its flaws…), though he stayed on as an MP until 1986.

I started off thinking that Rory Stewart was, judging objectively, far and away the best candidate to replace Theresa May. I still think that he is by far the most accomplished candidate, but I the more I read about him, the more doubts and suspicions I have. I am also disturbed that some of the Jewish lobby on Twitter seem to favour him.

In the end, no System party or candidate has the right to rule the UK. Social nationalism must triumph.

A few recent tweets seen about Rory Stewart

https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/rory-stewart-prisons-crisis-gavin-williamson-justice-inquest-a8900581.html

Oh, dear…(see below): I am thinking now that Stewart is rapidly using up his credit with at least some of the public, though in the end the ones who will vote for a new Conservative Party leader will be, initially, the Con MPs in the Commons, not Joe Public. It may be that Stewart will be seen as the ideal “Stop Boris” candidate, someone to rally to. I do not know what level of MP support he now has. I presume some, or why would he risk being humiliated? On the other hand, he does strike me as a very ambitious gambler and chancer.

The tweeter above is yet another who seems to think that Stewart’s 5 months as a gap-year “officer” on probation is something real, rather than a kind of adventure holiday for the gentry. Unless the tweeter, like others, takes the term SIS “officer” at face value, rather than as a conventional designation (cf. police “officer”, council “officer” etc).

Update, 25 May 2019

Well, here we are after Theresa May’s announcement of departure, and Rory Stewart is on all msm outlets. He has put the knife into Boris-Idiot and may have damaged the latter’s campaign. Opinion on Stewart himself is divided, half seeing his accomplishments and character, half seeing his gaffes. The tweet below is more favourable than not to him

On the other hand, I saw Stewart on TV, saying that “we” must build 2 MILLION (!) houses. My reaction? “Only because the UK has imported millions of unwanted immigrants, who are breeding fast; and Britain CONTINUES to import huge numbers, even in 2019!”

I see no willingness in Bilderberg/Davos Stewart to take on mass immigration. In fact, he seems to support it. The negative effects will scarcely impact him or his family, after all, in his listed Borders country house…

Ah…another tweeter who raises points against Stewart:

Update, 30 May 2019

Rory Stewart smoked opium (once, in Iran)

https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/rory-stewart-tory-leadership-hopeful-16224098

and, below, the sort of statement that comes easier to those who have never been poor, hungry, desperate etc…Almost clownish coming from someone who has been an MP and whose votes, with those of other Conservatives and LibDems, enabled the attacks on the unemployed and disabled since 2010…

Stewart seems to be an engaging fellow, at least on the surface, but the more I see of him, and the more that I read about his voting record and views, the less I like him ideologically or politically.

Update, 1 June 2019

Ah, I see that I am not alone in thinking that Stewart’s accomplishments and achievements are perhaps not quite all that they seem on paper:

Though few would speak on the record, there is a broad critique of Stewart that his biography is a little overegged and certainly self-regarding – leading to a nickname, a member of his wider social circle confides, of “Florence of Belgravia”.” [The Guardian]

Though Stewart has claimed to know “what it feels like to be in the army”, for instance, he spent only a gap year stint in the Black Watch and did not see active service. He can often give the impression his role in Iraq was rather more important than the reality, according to someone who witnessed his work there (“He was regarded as a pretty competent mid-ranking Foreign Office official … He wasn’t a nonentity and I think the view in Iraq was that he was conscientious, but he wasn’t Lawrence of Arabia.”).” [The Guardian]

Several well-placed observers of Stewart’s time in Afghanistan point out that his much-discussed Afghan walk, the origin of his reputation as an expert on the region, was a month spent crossing a comparatively safe part of the country (“Other people would call it a walking holiday,” notes one).” [The Guardian]

In general, he has done a lot and it’s all very impressive,” says someone who observed Stewart at close quarters in Kabul. “But it’s not quite as impressive and remarkable as he allows people to think. This is not necessarily all his doing, but the willingness of others to project things on to him … All sorts of journalists wrote up the Turquoise Mountain Foundation [Stewart’s Afghan NGO, which aimed to preserve local crafts] as the most amazing project in Afghanistan, when it was actually a rather low impact thing that affected the lives of a small number of people.” [The Guardian]

…to his credit he does not dissemble when asked directly about his experience (“It was unbelievably brief,” he told the New Yorker of his time in the Black Watch.)” [The New Yorker; The Guardian]. So not even 5 months? Sounds as though it was somewhere between the 5 months previously claimed and, er, what? A week? A month? A few months?

Claims this week to have “negotiated in Iraq, negotiated in Afghanistan” provoked “snorts of derision”, the former Afghanistan correspondent Jon Boone tweeted. “Who with, the Kabul guild of potters and calligraphers?” [The Guardian]

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2019/jun/01/opposite-career-politician-rory-stewart-pm-tory-leadership

Maybe Stewart should not have exposed his gilding to the very harsh light of scrutiny.

A few more thoughts

Since I penned the main blog post, much has happened. Stewart has come under more scrutiny, but also has travelled the country (the UK, not Afghanistan) doing Twitter vox pop chats with random passers-by. At least he is not afraid to do that. He is becoming better-known to the public and apparently now has a few Conservative MPs supporting him; but not many. As to the bookmakers, some have him as 66/1 for “next Conservative leader”, though Betfair betting exchange has him at 12/1, which strikes me as more realistic (making that 66/1 a value bet if you can get it)

and… the head of the Jo Cox fake charity is now tweeting in favour of Rory Stewart. Oh dear… https://twitter.com/CAnderson_UK/status/1134854191564894209

Speaking in her personal capacity – and not in her current role as chief executive of the Jo Cox Foundation – Catherine Anderson told The Courier she was drawn to Rory’s internationalism.” [The Courier]

A few more endorsements like that and it’s Goodnight Vienna to Stewart!

Ah…seems that Catherine Anderson is “an aspiring Conservative MP” who used to be “Chief of Staff” and Campaign Manager for (drum roll…) Rory Stewart! In fact she worked for Rory Stewart for nearly 9 years!

https://uk.linkedin.com/in/catherine-andersonuk

Update, 13 June 2019

Well, the first ballot has been held and Rory Stewart is still standing. Just. 4th from bottom. All below him (McVey, Leadsom, Harper) eliminated (though only from the contest, sadly…). So far, only 19 MPs voted for Stewart. His immediate prospects look bleak, inasmuch as Boris-Idiot, someone with no real vision, ability, ideas, ideals, nor even basic decency, is the frontrunner still. Boris has 114 craven MPs backing him, so far.

What does it say about the Conservative Party and, to a lesser extent, the UK (England, mainly) that a blot like Boris Johnson may soon be Prime Minister? I am not talking about his character alone, but also his actual ability to be effective. Still, there it is…

Update, 17 June 2019

Well, as I guessed a couple of days ago, Rory Stewart has gained ground, at least in the betting, though the betting exchanges’ and bookmakers’ odds are often not a reliable guide to political results (see the EU Referendum, the Trump election, the recent Peterborough by-election etc).

Stewart is now at 2nd place in the betting to be next Conservative leader, though only at 16/1. Boris Johnson is favourite at around 1/5 odds-on (Hunt 20/1, Gove 46/1, Raab 85/1, Javid 120/1).

By all accounts, Stewart did well in the TV debate (Johnson the sole absentee, obviously afraid of being exposed as an idiot and incompetent, as well as wanting to seem to  be the “presidential” figure above the fray).

Having said that, Stewart will have to pull off a considerable coup even to be one of the final two, though that now seems a 50-50 possibility.

Update, 19 June 2019

Well, Rory Stewart is out of the race, which means that, until or unless Boris Johnson leaves frontline politics, his career is stalled again. He pledged not to serve in a Johnson Cabinet, and, as I blogged previously, it is doubtful that Johnson will appoint him to anything significant anyway.

That leaves Johnson, Hunt, Gove, Javid.

Looks as though arguably the worst candidate is about to win…

Having said that, Stewart has staked his claim to be taken more seriously somewhere down the line. System politicians, like revolutionary ones, are all seeking to catch the right wave, like surfers.

Update, 20 June 2019

Just saw this tweet, posted 2 days ago. Worth reading; one has to take its veracity on trust, not ever having heard of the tweeter, and the emailer mentioned remaining unnamed.

Update, 4 October 2019

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/live/2019/oct/04/rory-stewart-resigns-from-tories-brexit-article-50-boris-johnson-live-news

So Rory Stewart is standing down as MP for Penrith and Borders at next election. He has also resigned from the Conservative Party. Reasons not given. Maybe, in the end, he just was not hungry enough, which would explain why he did not want further ministerial preferment, or to seek the role of PM, but does not explain why he has also decided not to continue as MP; neither does it explain why he has also resigned from the Conservative Party. Perhaps the situation will be clarified in due course.

Update, 5 October 2017

Ah…mystery solved. Stewart is intending to stand for the post of Mayor of London.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-49931937

He has obviously seen how Boris-Idiot used the position to keep his profile high until he was ready to re-enter the Westminster fray.

The other main candidates are already known: Sadiq Khan, the present Mayor, for Labour, and Shaun Bailey, the West Indian who will be the Conservative candidate. Sadiq Khan has the support of the msm, the Jewish lobby etc, as a Labour mayor who is rather anti-Corbyn. Shaun Bailey may be seen by the blacks as rather an “Uncle Tom”, and there are still questions around missing or misapplied funds of a “social enterprise” he set up in 2006: the monies missing were never accounted for; other monies, amounting to the bulk of spending by the organization, went on “travel and subsistence”, probably for Bailey himself. No criminal charges or civil claims were ever brought, though.

Despite Khan’s poor record as Mayor, he is probably well-placed vis-a-vis Bailey. Now that Rory Stewart has entered the fray, Bailey is holed below the waterline and his candidature will inevitably sink. Whether Rory Stewart can beat Khan and the other candidates (the LibDem being the main also-ran) is an open question.

London is a mainly non-white city now, and an English candidate (well, Anglo-Scottish) like Stewart may find this an uphill slog. On the other hand, Khan is not a popular figure, Stewart is a fresh and now politically non-aligned contender who, however, has high public recognition and profile. I do not think that he can be written off here, and if that is so, his wider ambition, to be Prime Minister, may survive the presently wintry conditions.

Update and addendum, 10 October 2019

Thank to an alert and well-informed blog reader, I can now add a significant addendum to my study of Rory Stewart:

https://www.thejc.com/news/uk-news/beset-rory-stewart-bagel-boris-johnson-london-mayor-jw3-1.489819

https://jewishnews.timesofisrael.com/for-rory-stewart-the-schlep-to-city-hall-begins-with-yiddish-classes/

So it turns out that, notwithstanding the listed country house in the Scottish Borders, notwithstanding the almost caricature “country gentry” persona, Stewart is part-Jew! It now is clear that he is what the Reich called a “Mischling”, in his case one-quarter, his maternal grandfather having been “a Jewish doctor from Wimbledon”, whose own parents were Jews from Romania who arrived in London after having lived in New York City for a while.

Well, now it becomes clearer: the self-publicizing (shades of Boris Johnson…), the liking for “fancy dress”, eg tribal costume and being photographed posing in it (cf. Stewart’s father), the pro-immigration stance, the Davos and Bilderberg linkages.

More than that: Stewart’s wife, Shoshana Stewart, is half-Jewish. In fact, the “half” in question is the maternal half, which means that, according to the way that Jews themselves calculate ancestry, his wife is “Jewish”, simpliciter; that also means that, according to Jewish custom, Stewart’s children are Jewish (though of course we non-Jews decide such designations according to genetic science, meaning that his children are in fact three-eighths Jewish, if my mathematical calculation is right, which often is not the case; anyway, no matter if the right answer is three-eighths or something else, the exact proportion changes nothing). According to the Jewish Chronicle report, above, Stewart and his wife and children celebrate Jewish religious holidays as well as the main Christian ones.

I smelt a rat about Stewart when I saw that the vocal Jew cabal on Twitter all seemed to favour him during the Conservative leadership contest, but it did not occur to me that he himself was part-Jew. I thought that his odd and dark looks came from Western Scottish origins (as they presumably do, in part). I thought that the Jews were supporting Stewart because of his “liberal” Conservatism…

How do these facts, concealed or at least not publicized until now, affect Stewart’s London Mayor election bid? Damaging, I think. While the Jews of North London will probably support him now, the far greater number of Muslims and others who commonly disfavour Jews will probably not vote for him (despite the fact that the present Mayor of London and Labour Party candidate, Sadiq Khan, a Muslim by origin, has been a complete doormat for the Jewish lobby for years).

Update, 25 October 2019

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2019/oct/25/rory-stewart-calls-three-london-men-filmed-in-walkabout-video-minor-gangsters

Update, 27 December 2019

[as of May 2020, original material in this place apparently deleted]

Fair comment, surely, if one looks at Rory Stewart’s voting record as an MP (2010-2019).

Without taking away from his interesting and accomplished background, as detailed in my lengthy blog hereinabove, my feeling at the moment is that Rory Stewart is basically an oleaginous, dissembling, part-Jew shit.

Update, 6 April 2020

Stewart is no longer standing as candidate for Mayor of London:

There must be a reason; I do not know that reason.

So once again Rory Stewart is the nearly man: nearly something important in SIS or FCO, nearly Conservative Party leader, nearly Mayor of London. Sometimes a candidate has to stick in there and await Fate. Had Stewart not huffed off and resigned as MP after losing out to, ultimately, Boris Johnson, his time might have come, after Johnson messes up even more, which is inevitable.

I always recall being in the USA during the 1992 US Presidential Election campaign. At one point, Clinton was placed third of the three major candidates in the opinion polls. A poor third, at that. He stuck it out (admittedly, what else could he do?) and, after Ross Perot dropped out, beat George Bush snr. for the Presidency, being inaugurated in 1993.

[addendum, 31 October 2021: my point about Clinton sticking to it applies more forcefully to Ross Perot, which I should have explained better. Had Perot shown more resilience, and stuck to it, he might easily have become President and thus, as a non-Republican/Democrat candidate, made history. As it was, he dropped out, later claiming that sinister forces had threatened him and his family. Who were they? NWO/ZOG?].

Years earlier, Clinton, who at 31 had been a very young Governor of Arkansas, was defeated there after one 2 year term. Undeterred, he tried the next time and was re-elected. A stayer.

I should think that this spells the end of Rory Stewart as a potential political leader. What does it mean for the London race? I have not followed it closely, but it must give the Conservatives a better chance, despite their candidate being a West Indian with a very dodgy background in terms of near-fraud (though he has never been charged with anything).

Sadiq Khan was running at 8/1 on (1/8) with the bookmakers. Rory Stewart was at 11/8. Shaun Bailey, for Conservative Party, at 20/1. Now that Stewart is gone, I imagine that Sadiq Khan will go out to about 1/6, and Shaun Bailey go in to about 10/1 or so. Despite his poor record, Sadiq Khan is unlikely to lose to Shaun Bailey.

Update, 19 October 2020

The London mayoral election has been deferred until 6 May 2021, a decision taken in March 2020. When that deferment was announced, Rory Stewart withdrew his candidature: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2021_London_mayoral_election#After_postponement_(2020%E2%80%932021).

In a John Buchan story, the Stewart or “Hannay” character would no doubt “retire” from public life only because he would be secretly saving the Empire from imperial Russia, or imperial Germany, or would be thwarting a dastardly plot involving transnational conspirators. In fiction, he would save the Empire, then either be knighted or (and/or) be appointed Chief of the Imperial Secret Service. In real life? I have no idea. Stewart is now, or was until recently, teaching at Yale: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rory_Stewart#Post-political_career.

Update, 22 January 2022

Had Stewart retained his MP-status, he might now be in again with a real chance of leading his former party. Having decided not to continue as MP, he is necessarily out in the cold.