Rumours of a cabinet coup caused mass speculation – 19 scathing reactions

Over the weekend, all the major newspapers and a lot of the political commentators reported rumours that Theresa May was about to be ousted by her own cabinet, which sounds only slightly less painful than being hoist with your own petard. The names of two main potential replacements were bandied about: David Lidington and Michael Gove, otherwise known as “who?” and “FFS, no!”. There were some understandably strong reactions online.

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