Re: Not doing themselves any favours
Welcome to the world of divorcees. When someone tells you to foxtrot oscar, the warm feelings you had for them tend to evaporate.
Unfortunately, our joke leaders have never experienced it. Or are pretending it will be an "amicable" divorce. Or maybe they've just got such thick skins from all the (deserved) criticism they've received over the years (or they are in fact reptiles...).