The fall is all there is for Rishi Sunak

It was a thoroughly British affair: damp, badly staged, and half-arsed. The prime minister, Rishi Sunak, took advantage of what looked like a break in the rain to emerge from No. 10 and announce that there would be a general election on July 4.

As he spoke, the downpour began again in earnest, soaking his suit. Then some Labour activists started blasting out the theme song from Tony Blair’s victorious 1997 campaign, “Things Can Only Get Better” by D:Ream.

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak speaks to the media outside 10 Downing Street in London on Wednesday, May 22, 2024, as heavy rain falls. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

“Who do you trust?” the bedraggled PM asked, looking earnest as the drops formed on his immaculate hair. “Thi-i-ings can only get beddah!” boomed the loudspeakers.

Ever since British
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