Mayday Call

The ex-Tory chairman Grant Shapps/

Has told Number 10 that perhaps/

Prime Minister May/

Should call it a day/

To head off the party’s collapse.///

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/oct/06/tory-ministers-privately-agree-theresa-may-should-go-says-grant-schapps

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Prime Minister Suspect

There was an old man named Sir Ted/

Of whom the police have now said/

He’d be down the station/

For interrogation/

If only he wasn’t so dead.///

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-41503143

 

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Writing on the Wall for May

 

Theresa May’s fight to survive/
Was broadcast from conference live;/
She had a bad cough/
The wall said F off/
And May got a P45.///

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/theresa-may-handed-p45-form-as-prankster-lee-nelson-interrupts-tory-conference-speech-a3650431.html

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PR Disaster

 

There once was a crazy old man/

Who went on a trip to San Juan/

He threw paper towels/

And spoke through his bowels/

About his recovery plan.///

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/donald-trump-helps-suffering-puerto-ricans-by-throwing-paper-towels-at-them_us_59d3db64e4b0218923e5b4f7

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Riding Einstein’s Wave

Researching how space-time behaves/

Secured what a scientist craves,/

The big physics prize,/

For three U.S. guys/

Who found gravitational waves.///

https://www.theguardian.com/science/2017/oct/03/nobel-prize-physics-discovery-gravitational-waves-ligo

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Block the Vote

The Catalan bid for secession/

Was greeted by force and aggression/

The state Civil Guard/

Is going in hard/

Believing the answer’s repression.///

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-41461032

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Rudyard to Comprehend

Old Boris, whose gaffes are bizarre,/

Thought Kipling the thing for Myanmar,/

Reciting a poem/

Intended to show ’em/

The empire was better by far.///

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/sep/30/boris-johnson-caught-on-camera-reciting-kipling-in-myanmar-temple

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Leaving on a Jet Plane

The self-declared swamp-drainer Trump/

Decided he needed to dump/

Embarrassment Tom/

Whose jets cost a bomb,/

So Price was instructed to jump.///

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/sep/29/tom-price-resigns-health-secretary-private-flights-trump

 

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Follow the Leader

The delegates gave a big cheer/

To UKIP’s fourth head in a year/

But who gives a toss/

As soon the new boss/

Will doubtless be out on his ear.///

https://www.buzzfeed.com/jimwaterson/bolton-wanderers?utm_term=.ogENA9bQ9#.ewKKmXynX

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Hef Off

A fellow who made lots of money/

Said come and sit next to me honey/

It’s not exploitation,/

I preach liberation/

Now strip off and dress as a bunny.///

https://www.theguardian.com/media/2017/sep/28/hugh-hefner-founder-of-playboy-magazine-dies-aged-91

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