The Brexit bill is cataclysmic. Only a swerve will save us
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfr ... ons-labour" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;Today parliament returns, led by the most dangerously incompetent and decadent government in modern times. This parliament will seal the country’s fate permanently and, on current form, fatally: nothing in the conduct of Brexit suggests any understanding of the cataclysm ahead. Instead the summer has seen only callow jockeying for position between would-be Tory leaders of unbelievable unsuitability.
That's him done, isn't it? He's against same sex marriage (which was enough for the press to hound Tim Farron in a bid to kill off the only anti-brexit party) as well.Conservative Jacob Rees-Mogg has told GMB he opposes abortion and believes it should not be an option, even after a woman has been raped
No.Silkyman wrote:That's him done, isn't it?Conservative Jacob Rees-Mogg has told GMB he opposes abortion and believes it should not be an option, even after a woman has been raped
Osbourne at least understood that the Tories wouldn't survive led by a fox hunting, anti-abortion homophobe. And I think I've underestimated in the past how large the electorate is that judge a leader's character on these issues. Mogg4leader hurrahbluebellnutter wrote:It won't appeal to the people the Conservatives need to win over to win an election.
It's almost as though we should, you know, elect a different party.Kreuzberger wrote:We are beginning to see the Tory party stripped bare, Any one of them who enjoyed a shred of credibility has now been exposed by the rigours of office and/or their own jostling via their friends in the press. Now that Johnson and Gove have rendered themselves toxic, who is left? Fox is forever tainted. Javid is an ash-covered, bumbling fool. Phil is seen as too wet.
Who is indeed left? Wholly unsuitable characters like Mogg - this week's Leadsome in a calico suit and sporting a monocle - or Rudd...
To me, that looks like a straight fight between a posh, xenophobic novice and a Home Secretary who is given an extraordinarily easy ride in the face of an inability to make a decision, yet is an ardent pro-European.
Not good, is it?
I think their new tactic is to try to rekindle the apathy among the young, and focus on winning over the thick pensioner vote.bluebellnutter wrote:It won't appeal to the people the Conservatives need to win over to win an election.
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