You just couldn’t make it up, or at least, if you did, no-one would believe you.
It’s no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense. — Mark Twain
The man chooses a position he doesn’t believe in (the Leave campaign) purely to bolster his chances for becoming Prime Minister. He then wins the campaign, to his great surprise, and horror. He then chooses not to run for PM after all.
He broke the country, then chickened out. Well, finally realising he’s out of his depth is the first sensible thing he’s done. Pity he didn’t realise it sooner, before he broke the country.
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