The British press was ablaze with the revelation of a secret affair that is said to have stunned Prime Minister David Cameron. According to the Daily Mail, it knows the identity of those who carried on the affair but cannot reveal their names for legal reasons. The only information they could print is that they are both middle-aged, neither of them is a member of the Cabinet, and the affair has concluded.
Cameron is said to have held meetings with senior aides to plan for the fallout once details inevitably reach the public. One senior source told the Daily Mail: “This revelation is dynamite. None of us could believe it when we first heard it. Then we just thought, ‘What a complete mess.’” Cameron is reportedly concerned that the revelations could distract from, and ultimately, sink his political agenda.
As we await the identities of those involved in the affair and the political ramifications, speculation on Twitter has run wild reaching all the way to the Prime Minister’s cat Larry and the Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne’s cat Freya:
I will be updating this story as more information comes to light.
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