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May and Hammond are running the country - but Clarkson thinks we'll end up "thick and lost"

"People called May are usually useless," says the former Top Gear leader as his team talk politics

Published: Thursday, 14th July 2016 at 8:37 am

In the ongoing game of political musical chairs, we have now ended up with a May (Theresa, PM) and a Hammond (Philip, Chancellor) at the top of the government. Clarkson (Jeremy, television presenter) isn't sure this is such a good idea.

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"People called May are usually useless but..." he joked, winding up his long-time Top Gear and now Grand Tour co-presenter James May. And he's not sure chucking a Hammond in will help either.

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Hammond (of the Richard variety) is ready and raring, however.

And he thinks Clarkson is simply jealous he's not in their new Cabinet gang:

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But given his initials 'JC' link with that of Jeremy Corbyn, Clarkson's adamant he's already got a job...

... much to the amusement of Hammond, who says Clarkson's never done any labour in his whole life:

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Mr May meanwhile has decided that he should give (Theresa) May a call and let her know how May's Britain works, which includes banning pubs from serving food in pretentious cereal bowls and outlawing using the word "basically" at the beginning of a sentence. Then he got back to the important business of watching Trainspotting Live.

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