... The very obvious inadequacies of Fox reflect badly on the man who appointed him, David Cameron – the faceless wonder ... A good judge of character would have detected in Fox the very flaws that brought him down, and he would never have been appointed.
Perhaps the reason why Cameron did not see the flaws, though, is because he shares them. And that is worrying.
A number of phrases come to mind: No one is that stupid; there are none so blind as those who will not see; a useful idiot; follow the money.
You know, as we know, that as pompous, bone headed or gristle-brained as they may seem, no one capable of achieving high office in politics is that
stupid and if their actions and utterances are beyond comprehension corruption, as in a large bung, or several, or undue influence from somewhere, is probably behind them.
Is there something you know that you're not telling us?