Tory leader - place your bets

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Re: Tory leader - place your bets

Postby Mick F » 14 Jun 2019, 9:22am

Cugel wrote:He'll correct me if I'm entirely wrong.
I can't because you could be right.
I don't know. All seems fine and normal to me.

When this photo was circulated around the family, it was the subject of much hilarity at my expense. I couldn't see the joke and I remember the time very well.
I was out of step with Dad and Big Sis. "Out of step" is normal to me and I still can't see the joke even now.
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Re: Tory leader - place your bets

Postby kwackers » 14 Jun 2019, 9:24am

My problem with Johnston is he was a crap foreign secretary, a post which imo is a subset of the skills required for PM.

OTOH, I wonder who's actually tugging his strings?
Nobody with any brains would actually want to be PM at this point in time surely? If you've got the nounce you'd install a fall guy and grab their remote...

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Re: Tory leader - place your bets

Postby roubaixtuesday » 14 Jun 2019, 9:25am

This is where we're at.

The chairman of the Conservative Muslim Forum has compared Boris Johnson to Adolf Hitler and said he would quit the party if the former foreign secretary is elected as leader


https://www.theguardian.com/politics/li ... 6fecd325cd

The Tory party is an utter disgrace.

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Re: Tory leader - place your bets

Postby Paulatic » 14 Jun 2019, 9:29am

Yes we’ve seen the ‘runners’ but who are the owners and trainers?
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Re: Tory leader - place your bets

Postby Vorpal » 14 Jun 2019, 9:32am

Paulatic wrote:Yes we’ve seen the ‘runners’ but who are the owners and trainers?

I think runners is more on the order of 'grab & run'.
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Re: Tory leader - place your bets

Postby roubaixtuesday » 14 Jun 2019, 9:32am

Paulatic wrote:Yes we’ve seen the ‘runners’ but who are the owners and trainers?


Easy - follow the money.

Johnson is bankrolled by the Daily Telegraph, owned by the Barclay Brothers.

They are billionaire tax avoiders, domiciled on Sark.

It's all about fighting against political elites, dontcha know.

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Re: Tory leader - place your bets

Postby PDQ Mobile » 14 Jun 2019, 9:54am

kwackers wrote:My problem with Johnston is he was a crap home secretary, a post which imo is a subset of the skills required for PM...


Foriegn Sec surely?
and I agree.

I thought him at the time of his appointment a clever choice.
Boy was I disappointed.

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Re: Tory leader - place your bets

Postby kwackers » 14 Jun 2019, 10:00am

PDQ Mobile wrote:Foriegn Sec surely?

Oops.

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Re: Tory leader - place your bets

Postby reohn2 » 14 Jun 2019, 10:26am

PDQ Mobile wrote: .?...Solace awaits.
Think Titanic and icebergs.

Look how many bodies ended up in the water after that unsinkable sank :shock: .
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Re: Tory leader - place your bets

Postby Bonefishblues » 14 Jun 2019, 10:33am

PDQ Mobile wrote:
kwackers wrote:My problem with Johnston is he was a crap home secretary, a post which imo is a subset of the skills required for PM...


Foriegn Sec surely?
and I agree.

I thought him at the time of his appointment a clever choice.
Boy was I disappointed.

Solace awaits.
Think Titanic and icebergs.

He was better as Home Secretary than he was as Foreign Sec., to be fair :wink:

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Re: Tory leader - place your bets

Postby NATURAL ANKLING » 14 Jun 2019, 11:50am

Mick F wrote:
Cugel wrote:He'll correct me if I'm entirely wrong.
I can't because you could be right.
I don't know. All seems fine and normal to me.

When this photo was circulated around the family, it was the subject of much hilarity at my expense. I couldn't see the joke and I remember the time very well.
I was out of step with Dad and Big Sis. "Out of step" is normal to me and I still can't see the joke even now.Yacht@Scarborough.jpg

Looks to me that you are skipping with excitement when you launch your boat.
Or is it the evil thought of sinking it with your stick :mrgreen:
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Re: Tory leader - place your bets

Postby Debs » 14 Jun 2019, 12:39pm

If BoJo does end up winning the house of horrors number 10 musical chairs game, which looks very possible, they do have the option of locking Buffoon Johnson up in the basement while substituting the new PM with very level headed brother JoJo.

They look a bit similar, i'm sure if JoJo walked with a pretend stoop and waved his arms around a bit, people won't notice the difference until after the conformationally referendum! :wink: :D

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Re: Tory leader - place your bets

Postby JohnW » 14 Jun 2019, 3:16pm

kwackers wrote:My problem with Johnston is ...................... I wonder who's actually tugging his strings?................

Yes - that's the question - and the worry.

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Re: Tory leader - place your bets

Postby JohnW » 14 Jun 2019, 3:17pm

Debs wrote:If BoJo does end up winning the house of horrors number 10 musical chairs game, which looks very possible, they do have the option of locking Buffoon Johnson up in the basement while substituting the new PM with very level headed brother JoJo.

They look a bit similar, i'm sure if JoJo walked with a pretend stoop and waved his arms around a bit, people won't notice the difference until after the conformationally referendum! :wink: :D

If only - if only!

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Re: Tory leader - place your bets

Postby Bonefishblues » 14 Jun 2019, 3:50pm

JohnW wrote:
Debs wrote:If BoJo does end up winning the house of horrors number 10 musical chairs game, which looks very possible, they do have the option of locking Buffoon Johnson up in the basement while substituting the new PM with very level headed brother JoJo.

They look a bit similar, i'm sure if JoJo walked with a pretend stoop and waved his arms around a bit, people won't notice the difference until after the conformationally referendum! :wink: :D

If only - if only!

I think that their sister's the pick of the bunch tbh.