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View Poll Results: What would you personally prefer to happen?
I want the UK to stay in an ever-closer union 49 23.11%
I want the UK to stay in a loosely connected EU 68 32.08%
I want the UK out because the EU is bad for the UK 22 10.38%
I want the UK out because the EU is a bad thing 23 10.85%
I want the UK out because this would be good for the rest of us 17 8.02%
I don't really care 33 15.57%
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Old 13.06.2019, 13:52
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Which news?
The news where the UK will soon have an American as PM!

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Old 13.06.2019, 13:57
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Which news? I'm playing catch up at the moment.
Will look again, but 'twas a pic I saw when flicking through the news channels yesterday whilst struggling with a school homework maths question and trying to open a packet of spaghetti. I then settled for Classic FM to calm us all down, cos I was stressed.. but then Boris has that effect on me, and the maths didn't help..

Sorry, what was the question again?
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Old 13.06.2019, 14:09
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Sorry, what was the question again?
How do you feel about getting an American as PM?

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Old 13.06.2019, 14:16
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How do you feel about getting an American as PM?

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does he have a birth certificate?
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It's nothing new. Churchill's mum was also American
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It's nothing new. Churchill's mum was also American
Isn't the Queen part American through her mother's line?
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B. Johnson's dad and brother were at the launch with him yesterday. So their pics/images would've been on most of the channels.

I'd say the remain brother has appeased the middle ground in the party and that is why he was there. If so, Boris is on the home stretch..
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B. Johnson's dad and brother were at the launch with him yesterday. So their pics/images would've been on most of the channels.

I'd say the remain brother has appeased the middle ground in the party and that is why he was there. If so, Boris is on the home stretch..
who would you like to see as PM?
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who would you like to see as PM?
Rory Stewart.

And you?
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Old 13.06.2019, 14:28
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It's nothing new. Churchill's mum was also American
But HE wasn't.

BoJo IS!

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Rory Stewart.

And you?
Tobias Ellwood but he has more sense than to run. Even so, with things kicking off in Hong Kong, I want Ellwood as Defence Minister.
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Rory Stewart.

And you?
me too for Rory Stewart (I know you didnt ask me but I like the guy so im going to chip in). He's the only one that speaks sense.
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But HE wasn't.
https://www.history.com/news/americas-honorary-citizens
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Rory Stewart.

And you?
Yes, he would be good. He has integrity and common sense. He cares and can bring people together.

But he doesn't stand a chance.

TBH I'm not rooting for anybody right now. I don't believe there is a silver bullet or magic formula that will save the situation, either way. What we need is a middle ground candidate who can reconcile the different positions rather than divide them further. I don't see anybody who is an obvious position to both win the contest and do that, but I'm hoping that such is human nature that they may well rise to the chalelnge neverthless.
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Yes, he would be good. He has integrity and common sense. He cares and can bring people together.

But he doesn't stand a chance.


Yep.
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but he wasn't.

bojo is was!

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But HE wasn't.

BoJo IS!

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No, he isn't. Bozo hasn't been an American citizen since 2016.
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No, he isn't. Bozo hasn't been an American citizen since 2016.
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It has surprised me that the likes of BoJo and Gove are chucking their hats in the ring at this stage. I'd have thought they'd have gone for PM once Brexit is sorted, and they'd let someone else have their political career sliced and diced in the meantime.
Clearly like Thatcher they believe they are unto the job. BBC documentary on Lady T was very interesting.
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No, he isn't. Bozo hasn't been an American citizen since 2016.
Once an American, ALWAYS an American!

(or so I've been told)

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