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Follow-up to horrifying thought.

Discussion in 'Personal' started by Geoff Thomas, Oct 17, 2018.

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Who has been the worst UK prime minister this century?

  1. Blair

    8 vote(s)
    21.1%
  2. Brown

    2 vote(s)
    5.3%
  3. Cameron

    21 vote(s)
    55.3%
  4. May

    7 vote(s)
    18.4%
  1. Geoff Thomas

    Geoff Thomas Star commenter

    I suppose I'd better ask who we think is the worst PM so far this century.
     
  2. FrankWolley

    FrankWolley Star commenter

    Too early to say....;)


    But Cameron has made a pretty strong case!:D
     
  3. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    Blair: Two disastrous wars, hundreds of thousands dead, the rise of an Islamic death cult, two nations destabilised and politics reduced to spin.

    Brown: A bad economic collapse.

    Cameron: Playing fast and loose with the constitution, plunging the country into a near 3 year political stalemate, overthrowing Libya so leading to human trafficking, the re-emergence of slavery in Africa and ISIS setting up in Libya.

    May: Not winning an election very well and having to pick up the mess left behind by the boys.

    Toss up between Blair and Cameron. Hmmm... tough.

    I'll go for Cameron... he had Blair as an example of how not to do it and went to did it anyway.
     
  4. racroesus

    racroesus Star commenter

    The Duke of Wellington.
     
  5. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    *wonders what year Rac thinks it is*
     
  6. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    Numpty...

    ...went and did it anyway.
     
  7. racroesus

    racroesus Star commenter

    Sorry; missed 'this century'.
     
  8. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    So you're a whole hundred years out... Least the Great War will be over soon for you. ;)
     
  9. Geoff Thomas

    Geoff Thomas Star commenter

    Not just that - Ireland is still united.
     
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  10. racroesus

    racroesus Star commenter

    I will report @GeoffThomas and @lanokia for picking on me because I am elderly and that will be a hate crime soon.
     
  11. Duke of York

    Duke of York Star commenter

    If it's possible to be fair when comparing PMs, it very much depends on the competence of; and the support they get from their cabinet colleagues, as much as the events they presided over. The two are not necessarily mutually compatible.
     
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  12. red_observer

    red_observer Star commenter

    Brown has been the best.
     
  13. grumpydogwoman

    grumpydogwoman Star commenter

    I love that reasoning. I wouldn't have thought of that. But you're so right.
     
    lanokia likes this.
  14. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    Aye ... why not... everything else is...
     
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  15. bombaysapphire

    bombaysapphire Star commenter

    I need two votes. I can't pick between Blair and Cameron.
     
  16. grumpydogwoman

    grumpydogwoman Star commenter

  17. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    I don't rate May very highly but in all fairness, she's really having to play with a terrible hand. She isn't a very good player at the best of times but the only mess that can be pinned on her [if my memory is working right] is the ''Hostile Environment'' policy.

    Brexit is Cameron's fault. Austerity is Brown and Cameron. Education messes can be tied to Gove. The NHS is Hunt. The trains... well they've been a mess all my life.
     
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  18. red_observer

    red_observer Star commenter

    Brown didn’t cause the Crash but unregulated banks was a factor which he could have sorted out but didn’t.
     
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  19. bombaysapphire

    bombaysapphire Star commenter

    I see that and would like to vote for him but I really want to vote for Blair too. Poor Dr David Kelly and his family. We will never know what went on there but it was all highly suspicious.
     
  20. peakster

    peakster Star commenter

    Not really - he killed himself - there are too many conspiracy theories in this world.
     

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