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Prime Minister BoJo It Is.
« on: June 13, 2019, 07:14:49 am »
Results just in from the Tory party leadership elections and he looks to have an unassailable lead, certainly will cruise through to the final two ballot and very likely to win the membership vote.

So assuming he walks, what can we expect from the intellectual titan as he leads the British people to those unlit uplands?

Your predictions please.
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Re: Prime Minister BoJo It Is.
« Reply #1 on: June 13, 2019, 07:40:38 am »
Seems premature / we all know it'll just continue to be a muddle until the wire.
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Re: Prime Minister BoJo It Is.
« Reply #2 on: June 13, 2019, 07:53:39 am »

Your predictions please.

No deal exit. Chaos. Wah wah waaaaaaaaaah!

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Re: Prime Minister BoJo It Is.
« Reply #3 on: June 13, 2019, 07:59:39 am »
:punk:
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Re: Prime Minister BoJo It Is.
« Reply #4 on: June 13, 2019, 08:13:49 am »
If only. I mean, yes that's how this will inevitably end up, but first the second round of voting on Tuesday (why hurry?) Then I guess the third one a week later (why hurry?). Until eventually two remains, so they can be put up for vote by the 100k membership (why hurry?).

Seeing Johnson's lead however, I hope after Tuesday everyone else will give up in exhcange of some cabinet position, or having their cousin's company winning a lucrative No Deal-preparation contract or something. Then the process of Boris replaying May's three years in office could begin.

At least Leadsom is out, though. Ghastly woman.

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Re: Prime Minister BoJo It Is.
« Reply #5 on: June 13, 2019, 08:51:26 am »
If only. I mean, yes that's how this will inevitably end up, but first the second round of voting on Tuesday (why hurry?) Then I guess the third one a week later (why hurry?). Until eventually two remains, so they can be put up for vote by the 100k membership (why hurry?).


No I think all subsequent rounds, until two remain, will be next week. Then a final vote a few weeks later.

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Re: Prime Minister BoJo It Is.
« Reply #6 on: June 13, 2019, 09:23:42 am »
:punk:

I know the hair styles are close enough, but apart from that, why?

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Re: Prime Minister BoJo It Is.
« Reply #7 on: June 13, 2019, 09:26:18 am »
:punk:

I know the hair styles are close enough, but apart from that, why?

He want to see the UK go down the shitter faster than the US is with Trump.

The right-wing feel the need for company as they bring the walls down around us.
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Re: Prime Minister BoJo It Is.
« Reply #8 on: June 13, 2019, 09:30:35 am »
:punk:

I know the hair styles are close enough, but apart from that, why?

He thinks it’s funny

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Re: Prime Minister BoJo It Is.
« Reply #9 on: June 13, 2019, 09:31:47 am »
When 'the lulz' are more important than governing seriously...
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Re: Prime Minister BoJo It Is.
« Reply #10 on: June 13, 2019, 09:43:03 am »
I guess we will now never know who Mark Harper was  :hmm:

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Re: Prime Minister BoJo It Is.
« Reply #11 on: June 13, 2019, 09:47:41 am »
:punk:

I know the hair styles are close enough, but apart from that, why?

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Re: Prime Minister BoJo It Is.
« Reply #12 on: June 13, 2019, 09:59:28 am »
I guess we will now never know who Mark Harper was  :hmm:

 :lol:

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Re: Prime Minister BoJo It Is.
« Reply #13 on: June 13, 2019, 10:05:49 am »
Lord Patten, a senior conservative of the old school and the last governor of Hong Kong, had this to say on Johnson :

"In Italy, Corriere della Sera published an interview with the veteran Tory politician Chris Patten, who described the favourite to become Britain’s next prime minister as “Trump’s poodle: a liar who does not pay attention to the detail of reality, tells people what they want to hear and relies on their ignorance”.

Patten said Johnson exemplified the “collapse of rationality, of the relationship between the facts and what we believe” in present-day politics. “What he is offering is impossible.”"

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2019/jun/13/mini-trump-across-the-channel-european-media-on-boris-johnson-as-british-pm

The Romans presumably thought things were bound to get better after Caracalla; I suspect that May was our Caracalla.

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Re: Prime Minister BoJo It Is.
« Reply #14 on: June 13, 2019, 10:07:53 am »
Except May didn't leave behind splendid baths. :P
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