Politics Thread 6 - Boris says “porn for everyone!”

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Who will you vote for at the next General Election?

Conservative
9
11%
Labour
26
31%
Liberal Democrat
24
28%
Green
18
21%
SNP
6
7%
Brexit Party
0
No votes
UKIP
0
No votes
Plaid Cymru
0
No votes
DUP
0
No votes
Sinn Fein
2
2%
The Independent Group for Change
0
No votes
 
Total votes: 85
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PostRe: Politics Thread 6 - Prorogue Part 2
by Lex-Man » Fri Oct 04, 2019 9:41 am

Garth wrote:


I honestly thought he'd be the next leader.

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PostRe: Politics Thread 6 - Prorogue Part 2
by Moggy » Fri Oct 04, 2019 10:00 am

Stewart was one of the better Tories and seemed to genuinely want to listen and change things.

But he was still a Tory, so good riddance. :toot: Although that will probably mean a far right Tory will take his place. :dread:

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PostRe: Politics Thread 6 - Prorogue Part 2
by Garth » Fri Oct 04, 2019 10:10 am

I won't really miss him TBH, as he was a big supporter of May's gooseberry fool deal and still refuses to back another referendum. I have no interest in that brand of 'sensible centrism'.

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by Tafdolphin » Fri Oct 04, 2019 10:37 am

Downloaded the BBC Sounds app so I could start listening to Radio 4 in the mornings again and I had to turn it off within 10 minutes today. A Patel proxy arguing a case against Facebook's end to end encryption and it really was like listening to a dickhead fight a banana split.

Such are the times we live in.

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PostRe: Politics Thread 6 - Prorogue Part 2
by Tineash » Fri Oct 04, 2019 11:51 am

He's having a go at mayor because the Conservative candidate Shaun Bailey is remarkably weak.

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by OrangeRKN » Fri Oct 04, 2019 11:58 am

Tafdolphin wrote:Downloaded the BBC Sounds app so I could start listening to Radio 4 in the mornings again and I had to turn it off within 10 minutes today. A Patel proxy arguing a case against Facebook's end to end encryption and it really was like listening to a dickhead fight a banana split.

Such are the times we live in.


Maybe try the world service?

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by KK » Fri Oct 04, 2019 12:10 pm

Garth wrote:

No idea who could win this between Khan (who is now universally disliked in opinion polls), Stewart and Siobhan Benita (Lib Dems).

Independents usually have no chance in hell, but Ken Livingstone managed it in 2000. Stewart could be the next Boris, but let's be honest he is a bit...weird. And then you have the Lib Dems, who have a good shot at it as well, and are also vocally Remain, but that may be irrelevant by next year.

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PostRe: Politics Thread 6 - Prorogue Part 2
by Tineash » Fri Oct 04, 2019 12:18 pm

I'd still put my money on Khan. It's going to take a lot of ball-washing from the media to erase Stewart's right wing record - and having voted 3 times for Brexit.

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PostRe: Politics Thread 6 - Prorogue Part 2
by KK » Fri Oct 04, 2019 12:29 pm

I'm guessing he's going to have the support of the Evening Standard. Not sure if that sort of thing means that much anymore, but it's still the most read newspaper in London with an opinion (Metro is neutral).

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PostRe: Politics Thread 6 - Prorogue Part 2
by Tineash » Fri Oct 04, 2019 12:33 pm

I've wondered for a long time if George Osborne doesn't quietly think about having a run for mayor himself..he hasn't acted like a man who's done with political life.

Not this time around though.

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PostRe: Politics Thread 6 - Prorogue Part 2
by Preezy » Fri Oct 04, 2019 4:38 pm

KK wrote:Stewart could be the next Boris, but let's be honest he is a bit...weird.

His mouth is literally too big for his face, looks like a Nick Park creation.

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by Lex-Man » Fri Oct 04, 2019 4:51 pm

Moggy wrote:Stewart was one of the better Tories and seemed to genuinely want to listen and change things.

But he was still a Tory, so good riddance. :toot: Although that will probably mean a far right Tory will take his place. :dread:


Don't get me wrong I don't like the guy but i thought he'd be the best placed to argue that he has nothing to do with what Boris did post ... well Boris.

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PostRe: Politics Thread 6 - Prorogue Part 2
by Errkal » Fri Oct 04, 2019 5:02 pm

The tories are so strawberry floated, they have been dragged to the right by the idiotic actions of Cameron getting into bed with racists. Now they are basically over unless the sensible tories the old tories can bring it back.

As much as I dislike them this isn’t the normal them, this is UKIP racist highjacking the party.

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PostRe: Politics Thread 6 - Prorogue Part 2
by Tomous » Fri Oct 04, 2019 5:16 pm

Errkal wrote:The tories are so strawberry floated, they have been dragged to the right by the idiotic actions of Cameron getting into bed with racists. Now they are basically over unless the sensible tories the old tories can bring it back.

As much as I dislike them this isn’t the normal them, this is UKIP racist highjacking the party.



100% agree with this. I don't know how anybody could support them in the current state.

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PostRe: Politics Thread 6 - Prorogue Part 2
by Errkal » Fri Oct 04, 2019 5:25 pm

Tomous wrote:
Errkal wrote:The tories are so strawberry floated, they have been dragged to the right by the idiotic actions of Cameron getting into bed with racists. Now they are basically over unless the sensible tories the old tories can bring it back.

As much as I dislike them this isn’t the normal them, this is UKIP racist highjacking the party.



100% agree with this. I don't know how anybody could support them in the current state.


No alternative for transitional tories, generally tories are more likely to vote, which means they are in a situation of either voting for tories I spit of this gooseberry fool show, or not voting which many will never have done.

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PostRe: Politics Thread 6 - Prorogue Part 2
by Moggy » Sun Oct 06, 2019 4:57 pm



I get why people don’t like Corbyn (I don’t) but that’s strawberry floating scary. How the strawberry float can anyone think Johnson is a better choice than...well anyone!

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PostRe: Politics Thread 6 - Prorogue Part 2
by Karl_ » Sun Oct 06, 2019 5:22 pm

Because of constant exposure to right-wing propaganda.

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PostRe: Politics Thread 6 - Prorogue Part 2
by Moggy » Sun Oct 06, 2019 6:10 pm

Karl_ wrote:Because of constant exposure to right-wing propaganda.


It’s far more than that.


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