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Nigel Farage says it's better to risk a second referendum than agree to Theresa May's Brexit vote

Discussion in 'Personal' started by JL48, Jan 24, 2019.

  1. JL48

    JL48 Star commenter

  2. Timothy_Blue

    Timothy_Blue Lead commenter

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  3. florian gassmann

    florian gassmann Star commenter

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  4. lexus300

    lexus300 Star commenter

    NF is not an MP yet;)
     
  5. burajda

    burajda Star commenter

  6. lexus300

    lexus300 Star commenter

    and it goes on and on and on and on and on.............................................................................................
     
  7. florian gassmann

    florian gassmann Star commenter

    True enough, and when he's Prime Minister I expect he could try to legislate for another referendum.
     
  8. Timothy_Blue

    Timothy_Blue Lead commenter

    Unless it was a narrow victory for Remain.
     
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  9. Timothy_Blue

    Timothy_Blue Lead commenter

    And Ariston:)
     
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  10. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    And if Remain had won would you consider Farage's calls for a 2nd referendum legitimate?
     
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  11. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    On this second referendum I'm reminded of Sturgeon and the SNO pushing the idea of a 2nd referendum just after the 2014 vote. After the 2015 election they thought there was a chance they could swing it after storming Scotland.

    And people said ''we've had a vote, the people spoke, wait a generation''...

    Odd how many of those same people have now switched...
     
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  12. JL48

    JL48 Star commenter

    If the result had been as close, but the other way, I would have expected UKIP and other Leavers to have considered that a massive victory, yes. Would I have expected them to push for another referendum? Yes. Do I think that UKIP would have gained more seats in parliament, and would Farage have finally got into Parliament? -Probably. Do I think that the issue would have gone away for a generation? Not at all.

    Narrow referendum results rarely satisfy anyone, and certainly don't settle any debates.
     
  13. lexus300

    lexus300 Star commenter

    The problem with binary (or ternary) referendums is that someone always has to lose. If you vote in a referendum you sign the contract to abide by the result. To do otherwise is hypocrisy.
     
  14. JL48

    JL48 Star commenter

    A little simplistic, to say the least.

    But that sums up most Brexiter arguments.
     
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  15. nizebaby

    nizebaby Star commenter

    We should never have had a referendum in the first place.
     
  16. Duke of York

    Duke of York Star commenter

    I think it's a shame he didn't get elected at his first attempt. All he really wanted was to be able to prop up the Member's bar so he could enjoy cheap booze and to be able to smoke indoors. If people had had the common sense to elect him, we'd have never heard another peep out of him again.
     
  17. lexus300

    lexus300 Star commenter

    Yes indeed, Brexiters believe in democratic choice. That choice was made in 2016.
     
  18. burajda

    burajda Star commenter

    You love it lexus............:)
     
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  19. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

  20. JL48

    JL48 Star commenter

    Funnily enough, my guess is that there will be another vote. Next year. As is suggested in the title of the award, "TV's presenter of the year".

    There will have been nearly 3 years since the referendum, so if "TV's presenter of the year" is synonymous with the EU referendum, we should be due at least 2 more by now! Or maybe it isn't synonymous, and Brexiters are chatting utter nonsense again . . .
     

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