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Jeremy Corbyn ‘on course to be prime minister’

Discussion in 'Personal' started by MAGAorMIGA, Apr 14, 2019.

  1. MAGAorMIGA

    MAGAorMIGA Star commenter

    Three recent polls all show Tory support haemorrhaging to the new Brexit Party and UKIP, whereas ChangeUK is making next to no impression on Labour support. Hence an Election would be likely to usher in a Labour Government (albeit a Coalition/minority one), and Jeremy Corbyn would be Prime Minister.

    Therefore I would urge people to brace themselves against veritable avalanches of anti-Semitism allegations; "new" revelations of meetings with Hamas, Hezbollah, the IRA, the Daleks, SMERSH and Lord Sauron; and revelations of financial and/or sexual impropriety, probably involving unlikely members of the animal kingdom.
     
  2. oldsomeman

    oldsomeman Star commenter

    I just personally do not like the man.Thats enough to vote against the party he leads,
     
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  3. vannie

    vannie Star commenter

    It’s all getting pretty desperate now.
     
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  4. schoolsout4summer

    schoolsout4summer Star commenter

    "... and/or sexual impropriety, probably involving unlikely members of the animal kingdom".[/QUOTE]

    Bulldogs hopefully
     
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  5. Aquamarina1234

    Aquamarina1234 Star commenter

    What, there's more?
     
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  6. Mangleworzle

    Mangleworzle Star commenter

    Well that went according to plan then, well done David Cameron, you failed to save your party AND divided the nation.
     
  7. Duke of York

    Duke of York Star commenter

    The divisions in the Tory Party over Europe began festering in a way that needed healing during the Thatcher era. All the Tories causing trouble for May, joined the party in her time in power and were infected by the failed ideology she is responsible for promoting.

    Politics is littered with individuals clinging on to what helped them get where they now are without realising that the world moved on from what worked 30 years ago, but doesn't work now.

    You only need to look at what caused James Callaghan's demise to understand that. His political career intitially came about through the support of the unions and for a long time his support in return, did him and the country a lot of good. He couldn't have predicted how the oil crisis would change things anymore than Cameron found the 2008 financial crisis, created as a consequence of Thatcher's policies would turn out to be toxic for him.
     
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  8. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    Happened under Labour after 11 years of Labour in office as a result of sub-prime mortgage lending in the USA and light touch banking regulation under Blair. Thatcher had been out of office for 18 years.
     
  9. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    So some polls are now pro-Labour ... previously for nearly two months they were pro-Tory. And MAGA thinks this means Cornyn is near to being PM in an election that is two years away? Riiiiight....

    Far more interesting is the context in which MAGA views the antisemitism charges. Telling...
     
  10. colpee

    colpee Star commenter

    To find political splits and turmoil over the European question, one could safely go back another 30 years and include every Post War prime minister, who have found Europe/Eu/Common Market issues a black hole that sucks political energy and rewards little. The UK is and always has been on split on the matter and no amount of voting or referenda will change that basic fact.
     
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  11. colpee

    colpee Star commenter

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  12. peakster

    peakster Star commenter

    I guess many people are sick of May and the Tories these days.
     
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  13. LondonCanary

    LondonCanary Lead commenter

    A campaign might bring him out of hiding rather than leaving it to McDonnell.
     
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  14. MAGAorMIGA

    MAGAorMIGA Star commenter

    Yes I regard them as being either utterly made up or wildly exaggerated by long-standing opponents of Corbyn. What's "telling" about that? It is extremely sad and angering that some people hate him and his politics so much that they will weaponize evil ideas in a desperate attempt to get political traction.
     
  15. border_walker

    border_walker Established commenter

    So why did he admit to Margaret Hodge that it was a problem that they were too slow to react to?
     
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  16. dumpty

    dumpty Lead commenter

    You could argue most Tory voters or leave voters are using the ONLY chance they have to be (somewhat) heard now and telling the pollsters sure, Corbyn is my saviour - for no other reason than to kick the Tories into gear.

    There is, as we all know with recent polling stats, a rather large difference between what you say you intend to do (especially when that intention can ruffle feathers) and what you actually do when in that ballot box.
     
  17. lexus300

    lexus300 Star commenter

    Would they be polls like the ones predicting remain at the referendum?
     
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  18. afterdark

    afterdark Established commenter

    That is mainly because many people are rightfully ashamed to admit that they are voting Tory.

    Of course the xenophobia and racism that has been systematically whipped up by the main stream media over the years has now come home to roost.
     
  19. lexus300

    lexus300 Star commenter

    I wonder 'if ' that tactic been used recently, maybe to try and overturn the referendum result;) no surely not???
     
  20. dumpty

    dumpty Lead commenter

    But why? The Tories won the GE so I doubt it is shame, more anger and frustration.

    I think quite a few do not admit to voting leave anymore just because they cannot be bothered with the abuse.

    We need to be very wary of polls although yes, I do think Corbyn is in front at the moment. At the moment (now, no GE on way) is not what matters.
     
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