Boris Johnson: Why is a proven liar in power?

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Re: Boris Johnson: Why is a proven liar in power?

Postby softlips » 6 Dec 2019, 4:19pm

mercalia wrote:
Polisman wrote:
Vorpal wrote:Boris' minders won't let him go on with Andrew Neil. They know better.


I disagree. It's the mark of the calibre of the man: vain, stupid disingenuous, deceitful, cowardly, a bully.

I could go on, but I am seriously worried an idiot of this low calibre (who was a disaster as Foreign Secretary) could get elected without proper scrutiny. I hope he gets his jotters next week. Hubris is written all over him


Who's afraid of the big bad wolf
The big bad wolf, the big bad wolf
Who's afraid of the big bad wolf
Tra la la la la
....
Boris is!
....
Tra la la, tra la la
Tra la la la la la la la la la la
Who's afraid of the big, big, big
Bad wolf


And Jeremy Corbyn refuses to go on LBC. You can make exactly the same argument. The only leader not etc etc.

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Re: Boris Johnson: Why is a proven liar in power?

Postby Bonefishblues » 6 Dec 2019, 4:22pm

softlips wrote:
mercalia wrote:
Polisman wrote:
I disagree. It's the mark of the calibre of the man: vain, stupid disingenuous, deceitful, cowardly, a bully.

I could go on, but I am seriously worried an idiot of this low calibre (who was a disaster as Foreign Secretary) could get elected without proper scrutiny. I hope he gets his jotters next week. Hubris is written all over him


Who's afraid of the big bad wolf
The big bad wolf, the big bad wolf
Who's afraid of the big bad wolf
Tra la la la la
....
Boris is!
....
Tra la la, tra la la
Tra la la la la la la la la la la
Who's afraid of the big, big, big
Bad wolf


And Jeremy Corbyn refuses to go on LBC. You can make exactly the same argument. The only leader not etc etc.

Still primarily a London station, despite their protestations of national coverage, so no, I don't think that they are the same.

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Re: Boris Johnson: Why is a proven liar in power?

Postby Paulatic » 6 Dec 2019, 5:45pm

This man in Preston summed BJ quite well I thought :lol:
Boris Johnson is a narcissistic, opportunistic, self-interested, psychopathic [rude word removed] who could not give a flying f*** about anyone other than Boris Johnson.” he vented to HuffPost UK.
Whatever I am, wherever I am, this is me. This is my life

https://stcleve.wordpress.com/category/lejog/

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Re: Boris Johnson: Why is a proven liar in power?

Postby mercalia » 6 Dec 2019, 5:56pm

Bonefishblues wrote:
softlips wrote:
mercalia wrote:
Who's afraid of the big bad wolf
The big bad wolf, the big bad wolf
Who's afraid of the big bad wolf
Tra la la la la
....
Boris is!
....
Tra la la, tra la la
Tra la la la la la la la la la la
Who's afraid of the big, big, big
Bad wolf


And Jeremy Corbyn refuses to go on LBC. You can make exactly the same argument. The only leader not etc etc.

Still primarily a London station, despite their protestations of national coverage, so no, I don't think that they are the same.


London is in Labours pocket bar a couple of boroughs ( Uxbridge - Boris') so whats the point, preaching to the converted

yes and also Farage stomping ground. I have a couple of times listened to his slot and he comes across much better, quite reasonable in fact

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Re: Boris Johnson: Why is a proven liar in power?

Postby mikeonabike » 6 Dec 2019, 6:20pm

For those who think that none of the leaders are suitable to be PM so you won't bother voting - I suggest you vote with the intention that none of them get a majority big enough to do whatever they want...

softlips
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Re: Boris Johnson: Why is a proven liar in power?

Postby softlips » 6 Dec 2019, 6:46pm

Bonefishblues wrote:
softlips wrote:
mercalia wrote:
Who's afraid of the big bad wolf
The big bad wolf, the big bad wolf
Who's afraid of the big bad wolf
Tra la la la la
....
Boris is!
....
Tra la la, tra la la
Tra la la la la la la la la la la
Who's afraid of the big, big, big
Bad wolf


And Jeremy Corbyn refuses to go on LBC. You can make exactly the same argument. The only leader not etc etc.

Still primarily a London station, despite their protestations of national coverage, so no, I don't think that they are the same.


It’s listened to all over the country, my Edinburgh taxi driver had it on this morning. The people phoning in are from everywhere.

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Re: Boris Johnson: Why is a proven liar in power?

Postby Bonefishblues » 6 Dec 2019, 6:53pm

softlips wrote:
Bonefishblues wrote:
softlips wrote:
And Jeremy Corbyn refuses to go on LBC. You can make exactly the same argument. The only leader not etc etc.

Still primarily a London station, despite their protestations of national coverage, so no, I don't think that they are the same.


It’s listened to all over the country, my Edinburgh taxi driver had it on this morning. The people phoning in are from everywhere.

Which I acknowledge. Internet radio allows that. I was listening to a Senegalese music station the other day. It's still primarily a London station, nonetheless. It was only 5 years ago that it declared itself to be "Leading Britain's Conversation" as opposed to "London's Conversation"

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Re: Boris Johnson: Why is a proven liar in power?

Postby Bonefishblues » 6 Dec 2019, 6:58pm

Vorpal wrote:
Bonefishblues wrote:Andrew Neil is one of a very few people whose grasp of the detail is such that he can expose lies, bluff and bluster. We should welcome it. His personal political persuasion plays the square root of no part in his scrutiny as far as I can see.

Boris' minders won't let him go on with Andrew Neil. They know better.

Reflecting on this, and hearing the coverage all day today I reckon he's been much more damaged by allowing Andrew Neil to grandstand in this way than he would have been if he had subjected himself to scrutiny.

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Re: Boris Johnson: Why is a proven liar in power?

Postby mercalia » 6 Dec 2019, 9:32pm

The Boris- Corbyn internview to nite

Katrina asks: “In the era of fake news, what punishment is appropriate for politicans who lie during political campaigns?"

Mr Johnson says they "should be made to go on their knees" in the House of Commons and "scour" themselves with their documents



I'll get a TV licence to see that :shock: :lol: :lol: :lol: :roll: though I would replace the papers with a barbed whip as the monks are supposed to have used

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Re: Boris Johnson: Why is a proven liar in power?

Postby Bonefishblues » 6 Dec 2019, 9:42pm

I'd keep your money in your pocket tbh.

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Re: Boris Johnson: Why is a proven liar in power?

Postby Polisman » 7 Dec 2019, 8:14am

Best political quote of the entire campaign: (on Johnson and his similarities to Trump)

'You've just replaced one overweight, lying blond sociopath with another.'

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Re: Boris Johnson: Why is a proven liar in power?

Postby mercalia » 7 Dec 2019, 11:06am

Polisman wrote:Best political quote of the entire campaign: (on Johnson and his similarities to Trump)

'You've just replaced one overweight, lying blond sociopath with another.'


Maybe Trump is really Boris's dad? Thats where Boris gets his behaviour from? Doesnt Boris have an american connection? would explain why Trump dotes on Boris?

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Re: Boris Johnson: Why is a proven liar in power?

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Re: Boris Johnson: Why is a proven liar in power?

Postby Bonefishblues » 7 Dec 2019, 12:21pm

And still they lie, obfuscate and deceive. What's that 'hiding in plain sight' phrase?

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/election-2019-50694698

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Re: Boris Johnson: Why is a proven liar in power?

Postby Oldjohnw » 7 Dec 2019, 12:38pm

It's quite something when what the President of the US and the PM of GB have in common is that they are both unrestrained liars, homophobes, mysoginists and inslamaphobes.
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