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bigblue2 24.05.2019 11:13

UK prime minister resigns
 
just what the uk needs, more uncertainty lol

gotta love brexit, 2 prime ministers and counting

freeburgh 24.05.2019 11:15

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Totally useless PM, blathers on until the end... good riddance..
Whos next Boris and the loosers?

Guest 24.05.2019 11:17

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And the moral of the story is: don’t have a Remainer attempting to lead the country out of the EU.

Now come on Borris, let’s see what ya fackin got!

bigblue2 24.05.2019 11:18

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I think they'll elect some equally useless bugger, not borris, the ballet paper will probably say anyone but borris.

Guest 24.05.2019 11:19

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Originally Posted by bigblue2 (Post 3070869)
I think they'll elect some equally useless bugger, not boris, the ballet paper will probably say anyone but boris.

It’ll have to be Boris, even the Tories are starting to realise that. What with Farage and Magic Grandpa, they’ll come around to the idea that you need a populist to beat a populist.

dawiz 24.05.2019 11:23

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Ding dong the witch is dead (at least politically). Now let’s bring the next poor idiot. Who shall it be? Crazy Bo or Buffalo Nigel?

bigblue2 24.05.2019 11:24

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anyone who puts themselves forward should be immediately disqualified under the mental health act.

there is no way they can 'win' brexit, they take the EU deal or they take a hard brexit, the EU deal is staying in the EU but without any voting rights, hard brexit would be a total disaster, both options see half the population hating you and getting your arse kicked out of power at the next election

Sandgrounder 24.05.2019 11:34

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Absolute shower of chancers standing in the wings. BoJo likely to make a huge profit off the back of a no-deal Brexit, hang around till the next GE then piss off to a retirement in the sun somewhere.

slammer 24.05.2019 11:44

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Originally Posted by Sandgrounder (Post 3070874)
Absolute shower of chancers standing in the wings. BoJo likely to make a huge profit off the back of a no-deal Brexit, hang around till the next GE then piss off to a retirement in the sun somewhere.

Hasn´t May got a Villa in CH somewhere?
Perhaps in a bit we get a new member who seems incredibly connected.

Treverus 24.05.2019 11:45

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The key problem with May was her style of politics: trying to make deals in the backrooms without involving anyone. Might work in the city council of a smaller town, but not for a country the size of the UK.

If all the people who claim to be democrats were true to their words should there be one simple thing: a new election. Both parliamentary election as well as a new referendum on Brexit, this time lining out the actual options, not the lies and wild promises from the last time round.
Every MP candidate should clearly position himself and then the public can make a more educated vote that leads to results in less than another few years. I guess Brexit might still get a majority and thats ok. Whats not ok is the bizarre show with years of extensions and uncertainty for millions of people and businesses.
May was politically dead in January and just wasted everyones time for at least the last six months.

dawiz 24.05.2019 11:46

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Originally Posted by slammer (Post 3070877)
Hasn´t May got a Villa in CH somewhere?
Perhaps in a bit we get a new member who seems incredibly connected.

Don’t know, do they let people fly who have a broomstick up their arse?

PaddyG 24.05.2019 11:58

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I feel a bit sorry for the woman, she put herself in an unenviable position to try and shuffle the shitpile that came out of Brexit and was inherently incapable of getting anywhere with it.
What she was, however, was a buffer against the loons such as BoJo and Farage. The UK has now lost that buffer and will have to deal with what it gets next.

Ace1 24.05.2019 12:02

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This does, of course, raise a worrying question - what if someone gets in who genuinely wants to leave and is able to make it happen?

Unlikely, I guess (hope), because the big power players will still want to stand back until such time as Brexit finally dies, so they can pretend they always wanted it that way.

IMO, the most desirable outcome is that someone will come in who is able to renegotiate a deal for Britain to stay in the EU on more favourable terms than before, and force a less federal approach to the whole European idea, that will keep the UK voters happy.

I guess that's even less likely to happen, though.:msnsad:

How likely an outcome is it, that eventually a new referendum votes to remain, so a much weakened Britain crawls back and takes whatever shit the EU demands?

Treverus 24.05.2019 12:13

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Originally Posted by Ace1 (Post 3070885)
IMO, the most desirable outcome is that someone will come in who is able to renegotiate a deal for Britain to stay in the EU on more favourable terms than before

The UK had better terms than any other member in the past decades. What exactly are you hoping for?

aSwissInTheUS 24.05.2019 12:16

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Originally Posted by Ace1 (Post 3070885)
How likely an outcome is it, that eventually a new referendum votes to remain, so a much weakened Britain crawls back and takes whatever shit the EU demands?

It has been decided by the European Court of Justice in December 2018 (much to the disdain of May, which was already unhappy that the matter was actually brought to the court) that the UK can revoke its withdraw notice unconditionally and the current status quo, with all the unique UK privileges, will remain.

https://www.politico.eu/article/uk-c...n-ecj-rules-2/

But that is only possible till October 31st 2019 (or a later date if the date gets deferred again, provided all EU member agree on such yet-another-extension-and-special-treatment-for-the-UK). Maybe the hard line Brexities could push Orban to Veto such an extension?

dawiz 24.05.2019 12:17

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Originally Posted by Treverus (Post 3070889)
The UK had better terms than any other member in the past decades. What exactly are you hoping for?

If they somehow manage to cut a deal that gives them more control over freedom of movement, staying might be the better option.

Treverus 24.05.2019 12:38

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Originally Posted by dawiz (Post 3070891)
If they somehow manage to cut a deal that gives them more control over freedom of movement, staying might be the better option.

The freedom of movement is one of the key pillars of the EU. Not a chance to negotiate this out. I rather see the UK leave than the EU change its core concept because you guys dont like it.

P.S: Those immigrants the Brexiteers like the least... the ones with a certain religion, long beards and stuff… they dont come to the UK because of the freedom of movement or the EU at all, but because your national government let them in.

dawiz 24.05.2019 12:42

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Originally Posted by Treverus (Post 3070894)
The freedom of movement is one of the key pillars of the EU. Not a chance to negotiate this out. I rather see the UK leave than the EU change its core concept because you guys dont like it.

P.S: Those immigrants the Brexiteers like the least... the ones with a certain religion, long beards and stuff… they dont come to the UK because of the freedom of movement or the EU at all, but because your national government let them in.

Oh don’t worry, I couldn’t care less about the UK and Brexit. I just strongly dislike Theresa May, but that’s a personal sentiment.

The reason why Brexit is happening isn’t islamists - those guys will still be coming in from the UKs buddies on the Indian subcontinent. The reason for Brexit is the Polish and their ability to work harder than the general population.

Sandgrounder 24.05.2019 12:51

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My money says she's in the celeb line up for Strictly 2019. You heard it here first... ;)

bigblue2 24.05.2019 12:52

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Originally Posted by Sandgrounder (Post 3070897)
My money says she's in the celeb line up for Strictly 2019. You heard it here first... ;)

you saw try to dance on stage at the party conference, right? she deserved to lose her job for that alone


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