WE knew one of the EU’s leaders is a staggering drunk. Turns out the other is a staggering fool. Donald Tusk is meant to be the sensible one. The diplomat.
Yet with one jaw-droppingly crass diatribe about Brexit campaigners he has further poisoned the negotiating well and converted hordes of aghast Remainers to Leave’s cause.
What possessed him? What did he hope to gain from such a tantrum?
Did he think Boris Johnson and others alone would feel chastened?
That 17.4million Leave voters wouldn’t feel they too were being abused? It couldn’t be clearer what disdain Tusk and his arrogant acolytes also have for them.
The Sun doesn’t believe in hell, or a “special place” roped off there awaiting leading Brexiteers.
But if we wanted to match Tusk’s juvenile rhetoric, we might speculate that Satan’s flames are more likely to consume an unaccountable elite whose ideology condemned millions across the continent to long-term unemployment.
Who have such disregard for democracy that they have tried endlessly to bully its oldest champions into reversing our biggest ever ballot box mandate.
Who are so desperate to hobble Britain that they seek to impose exit terms so vengeful and harsh they would tear our United Kingdom apart.
It’s no surprise to see diehard Remainers like Anna Soubry spinning for Tusk.
More moderate ones now see that these sneering, sniggering goons are exactly why we voted as we did on June 23, 2016.
Lout of order
WE have no sympathy for the reckless rich kids who broke into Stansted to ground a plane deporting failed asylum seekers.
It is disgraceful not one will serve jail time, given the gravity of the offence and widespread chaos they caused.
A little “unpaid work” is no deterrent. It’s a green light for others. Yet these entitled hand-wringers still have the gall to whine about being inconvenienced.
Tough. They should thank their lucky stars they are impeccably middle-class.
Anyone else caught breaking into an international airport with bolt cutters and causing mayhem would be in a cell.
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RIP, our Vikki
VIKKI Orvice was brilliant and brave.
But her legacy isn’t just the exclusives she broke or the insight she shared in her long Sun career. It lies in the rapidly rising number of talented women now reporting on and analysing sport in newspapers and on TV and radio.
Vikki began as a Sun football writer back in 1995. It is hard now to imagine quite how unusual that was — and that is a tribute to the trail she blazed.
Like many in sport, we will miss her humour, professionalism and kindness.
We are proud she was one of us.