Op-ed: The latest man to play the Tory party's Despicable Me, David Cameron, is at odds with his ministers over the EU in / out referendum and the battle lines are drawn.
It is way past the time when Labour Party backstabbers within the ranks did what they are quick to tell all of us to do and that is attacked the Tories.
Those disgruntled and seemingly self-serving Labour MPs such as John Woodcock who criticise Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn for not holding Cameron to account in the Commons exactly how he would have liked to have played it need to get a grip.
We can all stand behind any leader criticising and saying 'no do it this way' but it is not helpful and in this case feeds the Tory propaganda machine.
But Labour should be on the attack now that it is public knowledge that Tories are stabbing each other left, right and centre.
According to the Independent Monday civil-war has broken out in the tory party and it is all over Europe.
The Europe issue is a major concern across political parties in the UK but it was Cameron and his Tory government that promised a referendum to pull back voters ahead of the 2015 General Election.
Cameron has until the end of 2017 to hold a referendum but this is one promise he wants done and dusted this year. It could be that he will then shuffle off to the backbenches as promised but remember not all Tory promises are created equal.
He had to promise an EU in / out referendum for many reasons not least to appeal to vast numbers of Tory BRexiteers.
Cameron and his ministers now enjoy a limited relationship; the Independent claims he no longer makes eye contact with Tory BRexiteers as they pass each other in the hallowed halls of British Parliament.
This means of course that if we the people vote to stay in the EU Cameron will need a huge cabinet and parliamentary shuffle.
If we vote to leave perhaps there will be resignations and the BRexiteers will fill the gaps.
Either way unless you are a fan of the Tories it will be more of the same. That will only change when we have the next general election hopefully before 2020.
With a slight majority the Tories could be in trouble if there are resignations, MPs crossing the house, deaths or the like.
And it is in many ways good to know that backstabbing political rats who feed the mainstream media snippets of gossip also occupy Tory benches;
Tensions that bubbled to the surface following George Osborne’s Budget and the subsequent resignation of Iain Duncan Smith now look set to leave a lasting imprint on Mr Cameron’s legacy.
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