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VERBATIM: UK politics from 'tragedy to comedy'

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Theresa May's appointment so far, I mean, good luck to her in her first few days as Prime Minister. But
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] stuff. On the one hand you've got serious appointments like David Davis, a very substantial politician widely acknowledged across the parties. On the other hand, you've got the court jester in Boris Johnson.
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So, a lot will determine who wins out? Is the court jester the boss of the serious politician? Are we getting, as some people say, that we've gone from Shakespearean tragedy in the palace of Westminster to an Ealing comedy? So we're gonna export a few laughs. I mean, he's gonna go round the after dinner speaking circuit round the planet charging less of the fee than it usually does.
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Everybody's gonna have a giggle at our expense. And I think given
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e nature of politics recently maybe that's not too bad a thing