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European election results

Discussion in 'Personal' started by dunnocks, May 27, 2019.

  1. LondonCanary

    LondonCanary Lead commenter

    That would be fine. You just need one who is up to the job.
     
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  2. lexus300

    lexus300 Star commenter

    Boring and status quo., IE., in harness.
     
  3. peter12171

    peter12171 Star commenter

    I was about to post that link. Excellent analysis - all the results really show is how split the country is over Europe (and has been for years).
     
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  4. BelleDuJour

    BelleDuJour Star commenter

    Interesting how the remainers have lumped together Lib Dem and Green to declare 'victory'.
    I'm not convinced all Green voters did so on basis of their stance on Brexit, but more on their stance on the environment, something the rest of Europe seems to mirror with the Greens doing well all round.
    TBH only the number of seats matters.
    We are teachers, and we can smell diddled data from the other side of the world as we are experts in fixing data.
    More spin than Dancing on Ice!
     
  5. irs1054

    irs1054 Star commenter

    Given that The Brexit Party has only one person as a "member" that is a difficult position to defend.
     
  6. lexus300

    lexus300 Star commenter

    LOL
    As against lying cheating anti democratic hypocrites who will not accept democratic methods unless they get their own way all of the time.
     
  7. lexus300

    lexus300 Star commenter

    28/29 seats.
     
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  8. peter12171

    peter12171 Star commenter

    And people are lumping Conservatives in with Leave and Labour with Remain when both parties are split. There will be those - in both parties, but I suspect morin Labour - that will never change the way they vote, regardless of manifestoes and promises.
     
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  9. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    Strange how they have so many MEPs then?
     
  10. Scintillant

    Scintillant Star commenter

    I suspect there is a huge crossover. Those concerned about climate change are highly unlikely to vote Brexit

    That was the case three years ago and is probably even more marked now
    Brexit voters almost twice as likely to disbelieve in manmade climate change

    Poll shows Brexiters are also more likely to think media exaggerates agreement on climate science, distrust scientists and oppose windfarms

    I'll leave others to ponder why Brexit voters are much more likely to "disbelieve" in climate change and distrust scientists...
     
  11. Burndenpark

    Burndenpark Star commenter

    Only if we could get Farage & Boris into the negotiating room then yes, otherwise after Brexit has proved to be a disaster they'll be crying "if Boris/ JRM/ Nigel had been there it would all have been different."

    And even if they get that most will re-write history/ their memories... Try finding someone who supported the introduction of the Poll Tax- Hard to believe that in the 87 election, where Poll Tax was the main Tory policy, they got 42% of the vote.

    2016 That if you mix enough ambiguous aims under one heading you get more votes?

    2017 The conclusion here is that you get confused easily- if Leave won >80% of the vote then and Leave was a clear option then how is it possible that all those Leave backing MPs haven't supported any single Leave option?
    Either Leave didn't get 80%, or there wasn't a single clear Leave or there was something else involved other than Leave vs Remain.

    2019 If you split a clear one into three different headings then none of them gets all the votes supporting that aim?

    The pattern here is that you are working from the Russia Today playbook.
     
  12. BelleDuJour

    BelleDuJour Star commenter

    Because socialism is one step away from communism and only works in principle, not in practice.

    Evidence? Proof?
    Do you not remember the IRA tried to blow her up, and most of the cabinet.
    If she did have meetings I doubt they were to plot and plan more bombings.....more likely to bring an end to such atrocities. And little wonder they might have been kept quiet.
    Just take a look who Corbyn 'gets in to bed with'..........................
     
  13. Scintillant

    Scintillant Star commenter

    Don't worry.

    It will absolutely ruin them too.
     
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  14. Scintillant

    Scintillant Star commenter

    I would now usually post a large selection of photos of Mrs T with odious dictators, then Blair and then Cameron and May.

    Seems pointless though.
     
  15. lexus300

    lexus300 Star commenter

    Because:
    Lies are lies, data fiddling is lying, pseudo science is lying, AGW is very small in comparison to natural warming and of course the never to be mentioned stasis/cooling cycles tend to upset the alarmists as well.
     
  16. lexus300

    lexus300 Star commenter

    Unsettling thought;)
     
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  17. eleanorms

    eleanorms Occasional commenter

    What?? We're supposed to have anonymous voting. Nobody knows how I voted in the referendum because I've never told anyone.
     
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  18. lexus300

    lexus300 Star commenter

    It is your democratic right to vote and for that vote to be a private event. They do not have the right to know how anyone votes and when they do what do they do with it? They persecute voters who disagree. Can they not see a reflection with 1930's Germany?
     
  19. florian gassmann

    florian gassmann Star commenter

    Don't worry, you are not the only one who knows nothing about the other half of this country.
     
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  20. Geoff Thomas

    Geoff Thomas Star commenter

    I think the number of votes cast for pro- and anti-Leave EU suggests that the high-water mark of the Quitlers has passed.

    Maybe those statisticians who calculated that the differential death-rate would accomplish this, even if nobody changed his or her mind, were correct.
     
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