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    ITT: the hopelessly naive discuss freedom of the...

    ITT: the hopelessly naive discuss freedom of the press with the deeply cynical ...
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    Plenty of competence in Labour not to have to...

    Put it this way - who's more likely to implement Labour's manifesto pledges: Jeremy Corbyn, or Boris Johnson?[/QUOTE]

    Kier Starmer.[/QUOTE]

    Plenty of competence in Labour not to have to make a...
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    I don't trust him for that reason either. So we...

    Probably? I doubt the PLP would act as a barrier to legislation if he won a majority and there's enough vaguely competent MPs to put together an effective cabinet.[/QUOTE]

    I dont trust him to...
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    I hear Labour just abolished it (far too...

    I hear Labour just abolished it (far too centrist, I suppose) student wing?

    And Corbyn prefers to be 'neutral' on Brexit, and let the people decide.

    I almost laughed at the latter, but then I...
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    But there is a mechanism for reversing it, and...

    But there is a mechanism for reversing it, and that is the sanction ...
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    Thank you captain obvious ...

    Thank you captain obvious ...
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    1172078714156437504 And no, this is not a...

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    And no, this is not a joke ... she actually said that out loud ...

    You can see why Brussels is shaking it's head at the Labour party when they read/see things like this...
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    1172081683463643142 For those who think Corbyn...

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    For those who think Corbyn and co. are much regarded in Brussels.

    Frankly, that have a point. The Labour leadership is extremely weak on Brexit. And they don't have a clue...
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    FYP

    Pretty much, all possible solutions for the Irish border are unacceptable for the Tory party/Brexiteers, and will more than likely remain so for the foreseeable future. Which seems to be the clear...
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    Actually, it's nothing but a red herring. The...

    Fucking 'A+'
    We don't need a Western democracy falling, making Putin's / Trump's work easier. EU also needs a strong UK. Who in the right mind would like to see food riots in the UK.[/QUOTE]True,...
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    The law says that if he can't get a deal before...

    The law says that if he can't get a deal before the meeting with the EU, the government, i.e., Boris, has to ask for an extension.

    Since Boris isn't even pretending to get a deal before the...
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    Until the pinnacle of democracy in the UK,...

    I hate to break it to you, but if the last few years have shown anything, it's that this is exactly the case.[/QUOTE]

    Until the pinnacle of democracy in the UK, parliament, showed up, and kicked...
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    Yeah, it's probably Sir Lindsay. He's done well...

    Yeah, it's probably Sir Lindsay. He's done well as deputy speaker overseeing budget debates, and he has no quarrels with anyone really. He'll be fine, if possibly a bit bland.

    We'll have to get...
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    Cummings has to recall to privacy laws. The bill...

    - https://www.ft.com/content/aaef4a69-879f-35ed-be52-f3933a840ea6

    I note the irony of Mr. Cummings pointing to privacy law after having forced a Spad for the treasury to hand over her private...
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    To be fair on Bercow, he had said he's wanted to...

    To be fair on Bercow, he had said he's wanted to step down oodles ago. Then he postponed it to deal with Brexit. But that was extended, and will now be extended again. And with Loathsome threatening...
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    Ahhh, man, if that goes through, it'll be a...

    Ahhh, man, if that goes through, it'll be a goldmine for parliament and the press.

    In other news: Bercow to step down on 31 October at the latest.
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    Bojo the clown: Ehhh, wut? Didn't Bojo the...

    Bojo the clown:


    Ehhh, wut? Didn't Bojo the clown tell us just the other week that no-deal Brexit would be easy peasy, and nothing to worry about? Now it's a 'failure of statecraft'? I guess...
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    Sorry to rub it in, but in UK, it does. It is the...

    Burnt.

    Still democracy does not stop and start with Parliament.[/quote]

    Sorry to rub it in, but in UK, it does. It is the elected parliament that is the representative of the people, and...
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    He might be doing that rather than extend article...

    He might be doing that rather than extend article 50 (which is what he said), but he didn't promise to kill himself and die in a ditch. So he'll still extend article 50 if he really, really has to,...
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    How do you like your parliamentary democracy now,...

    First its the BBC now its the police.[/QUOTE]

    How do you like your parliamentary democracy now, Meester?
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    1. No one believes a word he says anyway. 2....

    1. No one believes a word he says anyway.
    2. He's obviously above the law.
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    Boris couldn't stand it anymore, and just left...

    Boris couldn't stand it anymore, and just left the debate on his own motion. Prolly crying in the toilet by now.

    Poor poor Dilyn. That poor dog's getting a good kicking tonight ...
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    Carney praising (with faint praise) the no deal...

    Carney praising (with faint praise) the no deal Brexit preparations ...
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    Not for anything, but I've been following this,...

    Not for anything, but I've been following this, and the front bench are looking distinctly scared right now. They know the game is up. They can fillibuster in the Lords, but they don't have the...
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    Calling it from Yardley as she sees it ... again...

    Calling it from Yardley as she sees it ... again ...
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