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British PM flies 200 miles on a airliner to take part in Climate Change Summit

BoJo the clown took an A320 passenger airliner on his London to Cornwall G7 trip. Purpose of the travel?

Climate change summit. I see he is doing his part
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BoJo the clown took an A320 passenger airliner on his London to Cornwall G7 trip. Purpose of the travel?

Climate change summit. I see he is doing his part
I assume he was not the only one on the plane. Probably quite a few government people going. Train from London to Cornwall is a nightmare I believe..... many cars probably more polluting than a plane
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BoJo the clown took an A320 passenger airliner on his London to Cornwall G7 trip. Purpose of the travel?

Climate change summit. I see he is doing his part
What is it with people not putting a damn link to a source in their posts, when posting news? It's lazy as hell. Here you go... https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politi...e-jet-24285153

And yeah, it's just further proof that BoJo is not tuned in to the world around him. Like many Tories, he is an out of touch toff who has lived a life or privilege.
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I assume he was not the only one on the plane. Probably quite a few government people going. Train from London to Cornwall is a nightmare I believe..... many cars probably more polluting than a plane
And zoom is just for the plebs ?
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What is it with people not putting a damn link to a source in their posts, when posting news? It's lazy as hell. Here you go... https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politi...e-jet-24285153

And yeah, it's just further proof that BoJo is not tuned in to the world around him. Like many UK politicians, he is an out of touch toff who has lived a life or privilege.
FTFY. The tories don‘t have the monopoly on a life of privilege or being out of touch.

ETA for clarity, that is not me supporting Boris, nor the tories, but rather bringing some balance. There are very few UK politicians I have any time for and I wish Labour were able to offer a more credible opposition.

Flying to a climate change summit in your own country is completely tone deaf. Without defending him, I can see why though. London to St. Ives is a nightmare on the roads and I don‘t believe it‘s much better by train.
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Re: British PM flies 200 miles on a airliner to take part in Climate Change Summit

From a practical point of view, he is the PM, presumably his time is important and security arrangements etc. could mean that flying might make sense in spite of the optics.
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From a practical point of view, he is the PM, presumably his time is important and security arrangements etc. could mean that flying might make sense in spite of the optics.
This is exactly the reason, look at the small militia that President Biden has brought with him.

In terms of hypocrisy though, I think we're still a long way off from the levels we see at the WEF with all those private planes parked wing to wing at Kloten and the constant stream of helicopters ferrying people to Davos.
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FTFY. The tories don‘t have the monopoly on a life of privilege or being out of touch.
Well yes, obviously, but I was referring specifically to the Tories and the current ruling elite. People like Johnson, Gove, Reese-Mogg, Hancock, Sunak etc. They are (in my view, of course) to varying degrees insufferable and reprehensible characters and massively out of touch with the world around them.

While the Tories are currently and sadly the best of the UK's miserable political situation, I sincerely look forward to the time that Labour or another credible political party that are not full of blue-blooded elite psychopaths can provide some serious competition and dethrone them.
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Old 10.06.2021, 16:27
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BoJo the clown took an A320 passenger airliner on his London to Cornwall G7 trip. Purpose of the travel?

Climate change summit. I see he is doing his part
Sadly Greta Thunberg has not commented on the issue yet
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Old 10.06.2021, 16:28
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Re: British PM flies 200 miles on a airliner to take part in Climate Change Summit

Well I hope he paid his APT, the tax introduced to mitigate the costs of the CO2 produced by his flight.

Depending on the version of the A320 the burn is certainly not significant, compared to what a train or road transport would produce for a similar journey.
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Old 10.06.2021, 16:30
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Sadly Greta Thunberg has not commented on the issue yet
There's no wifi on her horse and cart she's taking to the summit.
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BoJo the clown took an A320 passenger airliner on his London to Cornwall G7 trip. Purpose of the travel?

Climate change summit. I see he is doing his part
The others flew a longer distance, some of them even with private jets.
Doesn't that make him a role model?
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Old 10.06.2021, 17:26
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FTFY. The tories don‘t have the monopoly on a life of privilege or being out of touch.

ETA for clarity, that is not me supporting Boris, nor the tories, but rather bringing some balance. There are very few UK politicians I have any time for and I wish Labour were able to offer a more credible opposition.

Flying to a climate change summit in your own country is completely tone deaf. Without defending him, I can see why though. London to St. Ives is a nightmare on the roads and I don‘t believe it‘s much better by train.
He could have sailed there...
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BoJo the clown took an A320 passenger airliner on his London to Cornwall G7 trip. Purpose of the travel?

Climate change summit. I see he is doing his part
What a douche.


He's PM yet he can't even be arsed to use a private jet. That man has zero class-awareness let alone style.
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Well I hope he paid his APT, the tax introduced to mitigate the costs of the CO2 produced by his flight.

Depending on the version of the A320 the burn is certainly not significant, compared to what a train or road transport would produce for a similar journey.
no, not significant ...130 tonnes gliders are very popular these days
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What is it with people not putting a damn link to a source in their posts, when posting news? It's lazy as hell. Here you go... https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politi...e-jet-24285153

And yeah, it's just further proof that BoJo is not tuned in to the world around him. Like many Tories, he is an out of touch toff who has lived a life or privilege.

So is Jeremy Corbyn and he calls himself a socialist.
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Worth noting that Boris is part Swiss. His paternal grandfather has a Turkish father (Boris's surname patrilineally is Osman) and an English / Swiss mother (Winifred Brun).

Maybe he should come over here and join the CVP/SVP/FDP when he has retired
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Re: British PM flies 200 miles on a airliner to take part in Climate Change Summit

…he could do it with a fleet of Tesla's, with blue strobe in front...to set the tone of the summit...batteries are in range...
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Re: British PM flies 200 miles on a airliner to take part in Climate Change Summit

If he'd bicycle, then he'd also lose some weight. What a slob that guy is.
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