Cameron held the phone at arms length as the bellowing from the other end continued. Snatches of inanity reached his ears, such as “special relationship” and “a shitloada changes”. The bombastic claptrap from President Trump was relentless.
“Pootin won’t know what hit him” made him hold the phone a bit closer.
“Mr President, may I ask you to hold off on that for a brief period while we gather support from the UN?”.
His response was neither statesmanlike nor unpredictable. The next phone call to Vladimir was going to be awkward.