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Post by tamada » May 25, 2019, 9:43 am

^ If she received bad advice on calling that fatally-flawed snap election, then she's a victim of someone else trying to take advantage of her novice PM status. Her stated reasons were to strengthen the government's hand in Brexit negotiations and take advantage of the perpetual frisson within Labour as well as limiting the distracting skirmishes with her own bank benchers. A re-election would have reset the clock and extended the period for her government to complete post Brexit EU trade negotiations from a little over 1 year to maybe 5 years. But I think the fallacious April 2018 poll results that indicated a 20% lead were what tipped her hand. Strange to consider that poll's that failed to predict the vote to leave would be held with any sort of regard. Maybe it was those bloody Russians interfering again...

Subsequently she has presented us with a character that listens to the counsel of the people she entrusted with the nitty-gritty of these negotiations, then summarily ignored them. Twice. If she called the snap election on her own volition, then hoist be her own petard.

Maybe she can get a medal for the PM who survived the most no-confidence motions? And maybe the oak leaf cluster for the PM who oversaw the largest vote against a seated government ever? That'll look nice on the mantelpiece, eh?



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Re: May gone - One down 3 to go

Post by saint » May 25, 2019, 9:57 am

To be honest what were the Tories thinking putting a remainer in No10 to oversee brexit in the first place ?
Was it just blind panic after the arsewipe Cameron ran for the hills when the referendum didnt go according to plan .
Bojo might be a bit out there , but at least he had the courage of his convictions at the Chequers meeting , and resigned from a top job , for what he believed in .

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Re: May gone - One down 3 to go

Post by stattointhailand » May 25, 2019, 4:53 pm

minimiglia wrote:
May 25, 2019, 7:35 am
Boris is a great bloke I have worked with him when he was mayor of london a very astute business man and likes a joke, will do a great job in my opinion
mimimiglia [-X Sarcasm on Udonmap ..... shame on you :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: May gone - One down 3 to go

Post by Giggle » May 25, 2019, 10:38 pm

The scale of Britain's cluster is only eclipsed by the comedy of errors seen in Venezuela or North Korea.

Each country fancies itself a major world player. Each is wallowing in its own epic failures, and each has a bevy of bogeymen and scapegoats on which to to blame its problems.

As the world turns, we can only hope to learn from these failures, and if not, have a good bellylaugh while they play out before us.

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Post by yartims » May 25, 2019, 11:13 pm

The Oddschecker website, which curates odds from the UK’s most popular bookmakers, says money has gone on the Brexit Party leader after May announced today she would stand down on June 7.

Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is the hot favourite at 11/8, with fellow Brexiteer Dominic Raab next at 4/1.

https://www.eveningtelegraph.co.uk/fp/n ... -minister/

even farage is at 20-1 as next PM

https://www.eveningtelegraph.co.uk/fp/n ... -minister/
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Re: May gone - One down 3 to go

Post by GT93 » May 26, 2019, 1:25 pm

Giggle wrote:
May 25, 2019, 10:38 pm
The scale of Britain's cluster is only eclipsed by the comedy of errors seen in Venezuela or North Korea.

Each country fancies itself a major world player. Each is wallowing in its own epic failures, and each has a bevy of bogeymen and scapegoats on which to to blame its problems.

As the world turns, we can only hope to learn from these failures, and if not, have a good bellylaugh while they play out before us.

You missed another example of the comedy of errors - the White House.

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Re: May gone - One down 3 to go

Post by dezzer » May 26, 2019, 3:25 pm

Hey Ho the witch has gone yessssssss.
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Re: May gone - One down 3 to go

Post by stattointhailand » May 26, 2019, 4:20 pm

dezzer wrote:
May 26, 2019, 3:25 pm
Hey Ho the witch has gone yessssssss.
See your spellin' 'asn't improved then Dez ..... still mixing your "W" s and "B" s :lol:

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Re: May gone - One down 3 to go

Post by tamada » May 26, 2019, 7:10 pm

Whoever gets the keys to #10 inherits not only Brexit but unless the soon-to-be-gone PM takes car of it before she leaves, they also face inking the new confidence and supply agreement with the DUP. The current 2-year contract expires in June.

I haven't picked up on any of the mainland media mentioning this but here's a view from closer the other side of the Irish Sea.

https://www.irishtimes.com/opinion/life ... -1.3900756

NI has already happily hoovered up virtually all of the £1 billion in funding that the original deal provided them and the hand is out for more of the same.

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Post by saint » May 27, 2019, 1:49 pm

tamada wrote:
May 26, 2019, 7:10 pm
Whoever gets the keys to #10 inherits not only Brexit but unless the soon-to-be-gone PM takes car of it before she leaves, they also face inking the new confidence and supply agreement with the DUP. The current 2-year contract expires in June.

I haven't picked up on any of the mainland media mentioning this but here's a view from closer the other side of the Irish Sea.

https://www.irishtimes.com/opinion/life ... -1.3900756

NI has already happily hoovered up virtually all of the £1 billion in funding that the original deal provided them and the hand is out for more of the same.
Loyalty never did come cheap . :roll:

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Re: May gone - One down 3 to go

Post by yartims » May 27, 2019, 8:22 pm

since corbyn could get the boot soon who cares as labour cant win an election now anyway
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Re: May gone - One down 3 to go

Post by dezzer » May 27, 2019, 9:41 pm

stattointhailand wrote:
May 26, 2019, 4:20 pm
dezzer wrote:
May 26, 2019, 3:25 pm
Hey Ho the witch has gone yessssssss.
See your spellin' 'asn't improved then Dez ..... still mixing your "W" s and "B" s :lol:
Yep a bit tame for me, worse than Maggie snatcher she is mmmm????
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Re: May gone - One down 3 to go

Post by yartims » May 28, 2019, 10:36 pm

corbyn knows hes too old to win a PM place now so is getting desperate but the landscape has changed but their all in denial about the duopoly has been replaced for the 1st time in history
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Re: May gone - One down 3 to go

Post by GT93 » May 29, 2019, 7:45 am

Still a bleedin' mess. Does say Johnson replacing May advance anything? We await with interest.

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Post by stattointhailand » May 29, 2019, 8:04 am

GT93 wrote:
May 29, 2019, 7:45 am
Still a bleedin' mess. Does say Johnson replacing May advance anything? We await with interest.
Wonder what Trump thinks about having an American born Ruskie in charge on UK :-k

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Re: May gone - One down 3 to go

Post by GT93 » May 29, 2019, 1:35 pm

Hopefully Johnson hasn't misbehaved in Moscow hotels with Russian hookers and is free to chart his own foreign policy. I also hope he doesn't get a man crush on Kim Jong-un.

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Re: May gone - One down 3 to go

Post by saint » May 29, 2019, 1:48 pm

stattointhailand wrote:
May 29, 2019, 8:04 am
GT93 wrote:
May 29, 2019, 7:45 am
Still a bleedin' mess. Does say Johnson replacing May advance anything? We await with interest.
Wonder what Trump thinks about having an American born Ruskie in charge on UK :-k
Trump thinks ...... When did he get that life skill ? :lol: :lol:

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Re: May gone - One down 3 to go

Post by GT93 » May 29, 2019, 1:51 pm

Perhaps when he was trying to cheat on one of his wives without getting caught. :lol:

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Post by stattointhailand » May 29, 2019, 2:26 pm

GT93 wrote:
May 29, 2019, 1:35 pm
Hopefully Johnson hasn't misbehaved in Moscow hotels with Russian hookers and is free to chart his own foreign policy. I also hope he doesn't get a man crush on Kim Jong-un.
He'd have just taken them back to "Johnson Towers" the family home in Ruskieland =;

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Re: May gone - One down 3 to go

Post by GT93 » May 29, 2019, 3:34 pm

Prime Minister Johnson might be as much fun as President Trump. UdonTrump might become UdonJohnson. 8)

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