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The unsubtle difference is that DC/wife had CV19 and knew it at the time nt
They all had responsibility to act properly but only one of them was directly responsible for setting the rules he then knowingly broke (and then lied about). But yeah, clearly they've all shown a complete lack of judgment. And I'd have no issue with any or all of them being given the boot.
I'm not sure it's a left/right/partisan politics thing. I mean, the Mail, the Spectator, senior Times journos, Julia Hartley-Brewer...even Isabel flipping Oakeshott have all come out against Johnson and Cummings. I think this is one of those rare events so stupid and arrogant that it's actually united the country in a way that hasn't been seen pre-Brexit. I 100% agree that there's clear hypocrisy at play, however, when you see a scrum of photographers and journalists gaggled together outside Cummings house.
As for the Brexit theory...possibly something in that, I can see why you'd head down that path (although, again, both Hartley-Brewer and Oakeshott are staunch Brexiters so it hardly plays to their agenda). I'm in the Remain camp but my personal take is not Brexit-flavoured in the slightest; I think Brexit is a mistake but I accept it's the decision taken and we now have to get on with it. It's a separate issue for me but I understand that might not be the case for others (including the media and politicians pushing this current story).
My take is wholly cynical and frankly depressing and it's more a broader view of where we've found ourselves as a governed society. I just think we've reached a point where political accountability is something many senior government figures (on both sides of the pond) see as belonging in a bygone era. They've realised that, with enough of a majority and time in office on their side, they're untouchable. Who's going to stop them? We've handed absolute agency to some truly terrible people and I don't know how you put that genie back in the bottle?