The public needs to display the same spirit as during the second world war and "rise to the challenge" of the crisis, the Prime Minister is to insist.
How dare he make reference to a time of honour and attempt to press it to his own purposes.
There is taking the p--s out of the country through policies which produce what we have today. It's another stage in cynicism altogether to have the nerve to say that it's jolly good stuff which will test out the character of the people he disdains.
I'd venture to suggest that if he were to walk down any High Street, he might not make it to the other end.