Jacob Rees-Mogg’s verdict on Theresa May’s vote of confidence hasn’t aged well

Boris Johnson has won the challenge to his authority by 211 to 148 – a far higher number of rebels than most people expected, and he and his supporters have been spinning like origami birds in a wind tunnel.

They weren’t particularly convincing.

With faux triumph ringing through the Tory ranks, an old clip of Jacob Rees-Mogg turned up to spoil the party.

People weren’t happy to let it lie.

What could possibly have influenced Rees-Mogg to hold two such differing opinions?

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