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Re: Brexit.
« Reply #10335 on: September 29, 2022, 07:52:52 PM »
Boris Johnson is a nice price for next PM

Starmer is favourite but that assumes an election.

https://www.oddschecker.com/politics/british-politics/next-prime-minister-after-liz-truss

Election miles off unfortunately

There is one due in 2 years time anyway which will give Labour enough time for the worst impact of Tory policies to take full effect. They will get obliterated at the polling booths next time around, all Starmer has to do is play it reasonably safe and target enough centre ground voters and he has the keys to number 10 next time. Depending on which polling company you use he has a 20 point lead at the minute which is huge. I don’t even think Blair had those sort of numbers and he had the backing of Fleet Street.

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« Reply #10336 on: September 29, 2022, 09:48:55 PM »
If the polling numbers stay strong will Murdoch switch teams on who he backs? Self interest with a potential Labour government for a decade he could soon turn on Truss.

He threw Trump under the bus at the last. 

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« Reply #10337 on: September 29, 2022, 09:58:39 PM »
If the polling numbers stay strong will Murdoch switch teams on who he backs? Self interest with a potential Labour government for a decade he could soon turn on Truss.

He threw Trump under the bus at the last.

The minute that the Tories become unelectable (which events of the last week have almost ensured) and providing Starmer gives Murdoch some policy guarantees he’ll be off that sinking ship sooner than you can say boo. That’s providing he’s still actually alive! If Starmer wants to retain his credibility though he’d better steer well clear of that cnut.

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« Reply #10338 on: Today at 11:33:15 AM »
Guardian deliciously putting the boot in.

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2022/sep/29/half-witted-and-reckless-librium-liz-truss-may-be-even-worse-than-theresa-may-and-boris-johnson

"First, an apology. I should never have christened Theresa May “the Maybot”. With hindsight, she appears positively emotionally present. Touchy-feely. Almost functional. If not entirely competent. Certainly not the 1980s piece of Amstrad junk she always seemed when she was running the country. If you can call it that.

But the Tories are just playing with us. It’s as if the members said: “So you think David Cameron is useless? Just wait until we give you Theresa.” And once we’d all had about enough of May, they gave us a narcissistic, sociopathic liar instead.

Now, to top it all – at least we hope so; surely there can’t be another one who is even worse? – we’ve been landed with Liz Truss. Someone who is not just half-witted and robotic, but reckless enough to bankrupt the country. The ideologue with only a tenuous grasp on reality. There’s always a job waiting for Truss in an automated call centre: a deathless loop that sucks the life out of you."



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« Reply #10339 on: Today at 12:24:25 PM »
It’s an achievement in itself to make people actually miss Cameron/May/Boris being in charge.

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« Reply #10340 on: Today at 12:48:02 PM »
If the polling numbers stay strong will Murdoch switch teams on who he backs? Self interest with a potential Labour government for a decade he could soon turn on Truss.

He threw Trump under the bus at the last.
I think it depends on what Tory backbenchers do.
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« Reply #10341 on: Today at 12:52:59 PM »
I have more respect for a man
that says what he means and
means what he says...

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« Reply #10343 on: Today at 05:08:36 PM »
Why don't Labour call a vote of no-confidence in the Tory government?
Surely, if it passed that would trigger an early election and possibly rid us of the scourge.

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« Reply #10344 on: Today at 05:17:24 PM »
Why don't Labour call a vote of no-confidence in the Tory government?
Surely, if it passed that would trigger an early election and possibly rid us of the scourge.
Why would the Tories vote themselves out of office and go into a General Election where they would be annihilated? They still have a 70+ seat majority, they could likely still pass any oul shite through the Commons no matter what cretin is in charge.

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« Reply #10345 on: Today at 05:25:12 PM »
Why don't Labour call a vote of no-confidence in the Tory government?
Surely, if it passed that would trigger an early election and possibly rid us of the scourge.
A Tory Vote of no confidence would be the most likely to succeed.
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