DAVID CAMERON, who is criticized or admired by others for campaigning for the 2016 Brexit Vote, made a horrible gaffe in a text condoling his father’s passing.
Mr Cameron is expected to decline in political culture in Britain. Running for prime minister in 2015, Mr Cameron promised the nation that if he were to win, his Conservative Party would put in the country whether or not he wanted to remain part of the EU.
He has campaigned for Remain in Europe, and is widely believed to have won.
Many, including the former leader of the Labor Party who defeated Mr Cameron, suggested that Mr Cameron went as far as saying “I am a winner” in the run-up to the Brexit vote.
Yet, Mr Cameron has lost on that occasion.
Now, the UK is set to leave the EU at the turn of the year-four years from the actual vote.
Remainers view his time as a leader and then decide to call the vote a political blunder.
What they might also find a blunder came to a friend a few years ago in a text sent by Mr Cameron.
He left a peculiar acronym at the end of the text after sending Times reporter and Conservative House of Lords member, Daniel Finkelstein, his condolences following the death of Mr Finkelstein ‘s father.
Mr Finkelstein revealed the severe error of judgement in his weekend post.
He wrote: “My Friend Stewart Wood, Ed Miliband’s former adviser, has tweeted that he sent a text to a friend saying that he couldn’t wait to give them a big hug, only to realise that he had sent it to the man conducting the MOT of his car.
“It reminded me of my favourite text mishap, which came from David Cameron’s belief that LOL meant lots of love rather than laugh out loud.”
“As a result, he sent me a message that read: “So sorry to hear about the death of your Dad. LOL.”
It is not Mr Cameron’s only significant blunder, however.
He was captured on tape in 2014, then Prime Minister, informing US lobbyist and businessman Michael Bloomberg that the Queen ” purred down the line” after he phoned her to claim Scotland had voted no to independence.
The Queen was pleased with the result, his comments suggested.
It has been a remarkable, but unintentional, violation of the tradition that the Prime Minister never talks to the sovereign for his concern.
It also jeopardized the traditional neutrality of the Queen over political matters at the time.
Since being overheard informing a member of the public she had already breached her independence and wished that citizens in Scotland would think seriously of their future.
Sadly for Mr Cameron, a Sky News cameraman kept up with his short chat.
He said: “The definition of relief is being the prime minister of the United Kingdom and ringing the Queen and saying: ‘It’s alright, it’s OK’.
“That was something.
“She purred down the line.”
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