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Old 24.05.2019, 11:13
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UK prime minister resigns

just what the uk needs, more uncertainty lol

gotta love brexit, 2 prime ministers and counting
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Re: UK prime minister resigns

Totally useless PM, blathers on until the end... good riddance..
Whos next Boris and the loosers?
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Old 24.05.2019, 11:17
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Re: UK prime minister resigns

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!
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Old 24.05.2019, 11:18
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Re: UK prime minister resigns

I think they'll elect some equally useless bugger, not borris, the ballet paper will probably say anyone but borris.
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Old 24.05.2019, 11:19
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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.
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Old 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?
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Old 24.05.2019, 11:24
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Re: UK prime minister resigns

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
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Old 24.05.2019, 11:34
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Re: UK prime minister resigns

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.
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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.
Hasn´t May got a Villa in CH somewhere?
Perhaps in a bit we get a new member who seems incredibly connected.
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Old 24.05.2019, 11:45
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Re: UK prime minister resigns

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.
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Old 24.05.2019, 11:46
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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?
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Old 24.05.2019, 11:58
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Re: UK prime minister resigns

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.
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Re: UK prime minister resigns

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.

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?
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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?
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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?
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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.
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Old 24.05.2019, 12:38
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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.
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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.
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Re: UK prime minister resigns

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