Thursday, November 09, 2017

Who's in Charge?

UK Prime Minister Theresa May "accepted the resignation" of outspoken Tory MP Priti Patel as Secretary of State for International Development due to Patel's extensive unauthorized hobnobbing with the Israeli government.

Israel and the UK are allies - what's the problem?

One early BBC report (link) quoted Israel's Yesh Atid party leader Yair Lapid describing Patel glowingly as "A true friend of Israel." Surely that by itself is not the problem.

The citizenry is left to wonder -- perhaps much more happened -- replacing Patel is simply to end inquiries...