And yet he voted for him. He did not, stand by his opinion at the time and he did not, as others did, decline to endorse his appointment. It appears that’s it’s only now, having been passed over that he speaks his mind.
Add sour grapes to my previous list. I mean, I know he’s absolutely raging about Julie getting a Ministership but, he’s really gone way beyond today.
This is not the behaviour expected of a senior statesperson. I should think Mr Cannan is feeling quite vindicated over the stance he chose.