Dominic Cummings is the epitome of everything he advocated rejecting

Downing Street special advisor Dominic Cummings (left) and director of communications Lee Cain (righ

Downing Street special advisor Dominic Cummings (left) and director of communications Lee Cain (right) attend Boris Johnson's press conference during a NATO summit. Photograph: Adrian Dennis/PA. - Credit: PA

Dominic Cummings stands for everything that he advocated the country rejecting, writes a reader.

Dominic Cummings is the epitome of everything he advocated rejecting, all the reasons he fabricated for leaving the EU. The 'unelected Eurocrats' spin was a lie; instead, decisions on our futures are now actually being made by faceless, unaccountable figures, not in some far-off, distant land, but within Downing Street itself.

So, now we're governed by unelected, cocksure hubris. Absolute unaccountability, zero democracy. Well done, Dom.

And yet, he is still fighting. It's still not enough. Even as the wheels begin to fall off one of the costliest, most dangerous vanity projects of an insecure little man in many decades, he is still not satisfied.

If he so desperately needs to prove his intellect, why not simply put himself at the head of the NHS, or the Universal Credit project? Turning around either of these, successfully, would win him international plaudits. But both would require compassion alongside an extraordinary mind.

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