Posted: 01/07/2016 at 11:20
That happens when people vote for personalities rather than policies! It's clear to me that - as I'd expect - there will have been far more back-room negotiating than the journos want us to think about. i.e. "I wasn't there, so I didn't hear it" - so it's not brought to our attention, other than gossip which we can choose whether or not to believe.
My guess is that Boris is looking further ahead than the next few years, as far as his own political future is concerned. We also don't know whether or not there's something they've "locked up" as regards his own history, and he's decided he'd better get out of the limelight.
I don't really want to hear about their personal battles, I just want things to settle down and I'm prepared to wait and see. .................... I'm quite accustomed to doing that!.
What's interesting to me is that the Tories seem rather better than the Labour Party at negotiating between themselves, and that might prove to be a good thing, in other ways, in the end.