Just when we thought our government could not possibly get any more farcical (for about the 17th time) it somehow gets even worse. It's now reaching the point where if you didn't know better, you'd think I was exaggerating for comic or dramatic effect and yet all I'm about to do is relay the facts. Whether you laugh or cry is entirely down to you.

Just when we thought our government could not possibly get any more farcical (for about the 17th time) it somehow gets even worse. It's now reaching the point where if you didn't know better, you'd think I was exaggerating for comic or dramatic effect and yet all I'm about to do is relay the facts. Whether you laugh or cry is entirely down to you.

An investigation by the Mail on Sunday revealed Liz Truss's phone was hacked by Putin over a period of nine months, triggering calls for an urgent investigation. According to the Mail on Sunday, thousands of private messages relating to the war in Ukraine were obtained and presumably a ton of selfies and personal messages from Kwasi Kwarteng. Yes, the party that's awash with Russian money and put an oligarch in the House of Lords has shockingly been compromised by Russia. I can't imagine how that might have happened.

The phone was apparently so heavily compromised it's now locked in a safe inside a secure government location. Probably the same place Thérèse Coffey keeps her prescription drugs stash.

From what I've gathered, Truss changed her number that she'd used for over a decade, shortly before becoming prime minister. Weirdly, this number was found in a cache of information which was being sold online for £6.49 and contained the contact details of 25 cabinet members. (I've no idea either...)

I understand one way that phones can be compromised is with software called Pegasus which can be sent through a text message that doesn't even need to be opened. My guess is one of the Russians donating hefty sums of money to the Tory Party sent such a text message. If my hunch is right, it's yet another reason to get big money and foreign influence out of our political system. Our government is clearly a national security risk.

But it gets better, Boris Johnson knew about the leak and covered it up to help Liz Truss's leadership campaign. Presumably, he wanted Truss to win because she was so useless, she was his best chance of making a comeback, but now both of them have fallen on their arses and we're picking up the pieces.

Cabinet Secretary Simon Case imposed a news blackout on the matter over the summer, and if his name sounds familiar, he's the guy who decided pretty much every recent Tory shitshow did not need to be acted upon. Case led the investigation into the illegal Christmas party and had to step down after it emerged the party happened inside his office. He is also the man who decided Braverman’s breaches didn’t need to be investigated, so clearly a fellow of impeccable judgement and integrity.

Johnson and Case really decided to sweep this matter under the carpet and let someone who was compromised by Russia become prime minister. They knew Truss had no chance of winning if the news got out, so they kept it a secret, and this is about much more than doing Truss a favour. The leaks meant that Truss and Kwarteng would have likely been vulnerable to blackmail. If Truss was one of Putin's weapons of mass destruction, it would explain so much.

And Truss is not the only one who has been a major security risk. More information has emerged about "Leaky Sue" and it makes for grim reading. You might have heard that she'd admitted to emailing government documents to her personal Gmail account on six occasions. This would probably be an imprisonable offence if one of her staff members did it, but that's not the worst of it...

Suella Braverman was reportedly having secret meetings with a backbench MP who was openly discussing sensitive information she'd given him with parliamentary colleagues. The MP was Sir John Hayes, the leader of a right-wing faction of the Tory Party known as the "Common Sense Group". That name alone should be enough to suggest this is a group of dickheads.

Braverman and Hayes were planning hardline anti-immigration rules, including settling genuine refugees in a foreign state (not necessarily Rwanda). This would be in violation of the 1951 UN Refugee Convention which was drafted with the help of that woke leftie Winston Churchill.

Let's not forget Braverman was forced to resign for trying to leak documents to Sir John Hayes' wife, but sending them to the wrong person. She claimed she'd immediately reported the matter through the official channels as soon as it emerged she'd made a "mistake", but Laura Kuenssberg is reporting on the BBC website that's complete bollocks. Braverman told the recipient of the email to delete and ignore it, but the recipient reported it to former chief whip Wendy Morton who tried to contact Braverman who apparently ignored her for hours. That's the very opposite of what Braverman claimed.

Braverman has also been accused of illegally detaining refugees at a detention centre and refusing to sign off on accommodation for them. The detention centre is only supposed to hold 1,000 people for a maximum of 24 hours, but Braverman thought it would be a brilliant idea to cram 3,000 people in there for much longer than 24 hours. This led to refugees contracting diphtheria and scabies.

The Home Office did not deny that legal advice told Braverman she was breaking the law, but refuted the accusation the lawbreaking was deliberate. If this was not cruelty for cruelty's sake, it means Braverman was just being a bastard by accident. I'll let you decide.

Clearly, we are being led by a government that is not only in disarray, but has well and truly lost its moral compass. Don't forget Sunak gave Braverman her job back a week after she breached the ministerial code for resigning. The Labour Party will try to force the government to publish all the security assessments of Braverman and if they are successful, I suspect the assessments will make for grim reading.

Sunak has refused to deny officials raised fears about Braverman and if this matter gets formally investigated, it could well be the thing that brings his government down. This is because there are indications Braverman was not the only one using private emails to share confidential information. A rumoured 30-plus MPs have also been doing the same and I dread to think what secrets this lot could have leaked. The biggest threat to our national security during a time of international crisis is our own government.

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