Unless Ministers get more grown-up in their rhetoric, they are going to set expectations at a level they cannot and should not meet.
It’s a masterpiece of establishment prose and I offer a translation for our readers.
He is a Gulliver tied down by Lilluputian ropes. The figures scampering about his mighty frame grow bolder – tweaking a cord here, tighening a knot there.
Conservative MPs have chosen to await her report, plus perhaps Geidt, Stone, the police, potential resignations – and an unhappy Chancellor.
A Platonic Guardian must reach a view on the conduct of a Homeric warrior – one whose passions are, in the view of her fellow guardians, trashing the state.