2020 No. 10 Christmas Party!

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Re: 2020 No. 10 Christmas Party!

Post by headshot » Wed Jan 12, 2022 5:16 pm

Aye. I watched the whole thing.

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Re: 2020 No. 10 Christmas Party!

Post by Bird on a Fire » Wed Jan 12, 2022 5:17 pm

If he's still pm tomorrow this should be somebody's Joker moment
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Re: 2020 No. 10 Christmas Party!

Post by Grumble » Wed Jan 12, 2022 6:26 pm

Bird on a Fire wrote:
Wed Jan 12, 2022 4:32 pm
nekomatic wrote:
Wed Jan 12, 2022 4:23 pm
Bird on a Fire wrote:
Wed Jan 12, 2022 3:51 pm
A view from Toryville: my aunt reckons Angela Rayner has nice hair.
Well, if we're going to have opinions on politicians' hair, I can't say your aunt is entirely wrong.
Yeah, I'm pretty jell.

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Re: 2020 No. 10 Christmas Party!

Post by dyqik » Wed Jan 12, 2022 8:20 pm

Grumble wrote:
Wed Jan 12, 2022 6:26 pm

Take a tip from the bird kingdom, why should females be the well feathered ones?
Have you seen Michael Fabricant or Donald Trump?

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Re: 2020 No. 10 Christmas Party!

Post by Grumble » Wed Jan 12, 2022 8:24 pm

dyqik wrote:
Wed Jan 12, 2022 8:20 pm
Grumble wrote:
Wed Jan 12, 2022 6:26 pm

Take a tip from the bird kingdom, why should females be the well feathered ones?
Have you seen Michael Fabricant or Donald Trump?
I was thinking less like this
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and more like this
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A bit churlish

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Re: 2020 No. 10 Christmas Party!

Post by TopBadger » Wed Jan 12, 2022 10:15 pm

I'm torn...

On one hand, yes it's clear that Johnson must go. He's a f.cking clown.

On the other hand, if he stays then its looking good for the Tories to get heavily beaten at the next GE.
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Re: 2020 No. 10 Christmas Party!

Post by Nickynockynoonoo » Wed Jan 12, 2022 10:41 pm

TopBadger wrote:
Wed Jan 12, 2022 10:15 pm
I'm torn...

On one hand, yes it's clear that Johnson must go. He's a f.cking clown.

On the other hand, if he stays then its looking good for the Tories to get heavily beaten at the next GE.
The sooner he goes the better. The nearer the new PM is to the election, s/he may be given the benefit of the doubt.

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Re: 2020 No. 10 Christmas Party!

Post by Bird on a Fire » Wed Jan 12, 2022 10:44 pm

Grumble wrote:
Wed Jan 12, 2022 8:24 pm
dyqik wrote:
Wed Jan 12, 2022 8:20 pm
Grumble wrote:
Wed Jan 12, 2022 6:26 pm

Take a tip from the bird kingdom, why should females be the well feathered ones?
Have you seen Michael Fabricant or Donald Trump?
I was thinking less like this
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and more like this
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Those are both foreign birds, so very unlikely to be elected.

The UK doesnt really have any endemic species. Red Grouse is marginal at best. Scottish Crossbill risks revealing to the public that boffins don't agree on what constitutes a species.

And we can't have that, with public trust in science at an all-time high.
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Re: 2020 No. 10 Christmas Party!

Post by Bird on a Fire » Wed Jan 12, 2022 10:45 pm

Nickynockynoonoo wrote:
Wed Jan 12, 2022 10:41 pm
TopBadger wrote:
Wed Jan 12, 2022 10:15 pm
I'm torn...

On one hand, yes it's clear that Johnson must go. He's a f.cking clown.

On the other hand, if he stays then its looking good for the Tories to get heavily beaten at the next GE.
The sooner he goes the better. The nearer the new PM is to the election, s/he may be given the benefit of the doubt.
Sunak will win an election against Starmer. Johnson might lose.

The only solution is to throw away the whole ruling class and get a new one.

Sorry if that sounds too much like hard work.
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Re: 2020 No. 10 Christmas Party!

Post by Bird on a Fire » Wed Jan 12, 2022 10:45 pm

You know I'm right though. They're all c.nts.
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Re: 2020 No. 10 Christmas Party!

Post by dyqik » Wed Jan 12, 2022 11:09 pm

Polling from last night shows Starmer's approval as next PM 12 points higher than Johnson's, which is at Corbyn levels.

https://twitter.com/hzeffman/status/148 ... LMIWw&s=19

Sunak's problem is that a significant number of Tory voters at the previous election are racists who supported Brexit for those reasons. Something that might even scupper a leadership election.

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Re: 2020 No. 10 Christmas Party!

Post by Bird on a Fire » Wed Jan 12, 2022 11:11 pm

I dunno. sh.t loads of misogynists voted Thatcher.
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Re: 2020 No. 10 Christmas Party!

Post by monkey » Wed Jan 12, 2022 11:27 pm

Bird on a Fire wrote:
Wed Jan 12, 2022 10:45 pm
Nickynockynoonoo wrote:
Wed Jan 12, 2022 10:41 pm
TopBadger wrote:
Wed Jan 12, 2022 10:15 pm
I'm torn...

On one hand, yes it's clear that Johnson must go. He's a f.cking clown.

On the other hand, if he stays then its looking good for the Tories to get heavily beaten at the next GE.
The sooner he goes the better. The nearer the new PM is to the election, s/he may be given the benefit of the doubt.
Sunak will win an election against Starmer. Johnson might lose.
Johnson would lose. It seems that most Tories would agree with us too if reports are to believed. But I wouldn't be too sure about anyone else beating Starmer, just so long as Labour can get there arses in gear and make it at least seem like they have a vision, rather than just waffling a bit in front of a flag. There's also plenty to be angry about that isn't going to just go away with a new leader.

The only solution is to throw away the whole ruling class and get a new one.

Sorry if that sounds too much like hard work.
I'll put the kettle on and we'll have a cup of tea first, eh?

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Re: 2020 No. 10 Christmas Party!

Post by El Pollo Diablo » Thu Jan 13, 2022 8:42 am

monkey wrote:
Wed Jan 12, 2022 11:27 pm
just so long as Labour can get there arses in gear and make it at least seem like they have a vision, rather than just waffling a bit in front of a flag.
I dunno, this seems like a ruddy difficult thing to ask for
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Re: 2020 No. 10 Christmas Party!

Post by Rich Scopie » Thu Jan 13, 2022 8:49 am

dyqik wrote:
Wed Jan 12, 2022 8:20 pm
Grumble wrote:
Wed Jan 12, 2022 6:26 pm

Take a tip from the bird kingdom, why should females be the well feathered ones?
Have you seen Michael Fabricant or Donald Trump?
Whereas Johnson clearly combs his hair with a balloon.
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Re: 2020 No. 10 Christmas Party!

Post by TimW » Thu Jan 13, 2022 10:39 am

For the first time EVER I'm hoping Boris the fascist doesn't resign yet. It's beautiful seeing him get so much hatred.


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Re: 2020 No. 10 Christmas Party!

Post by lpm » Thu Jan 13, 2022 12:23 pm

You walked into the party
Like the Captain of a sinking ship
Your hair strategically tousled, bleary-eyed,
With an overused Latin quip.
You had one eye on your crib sheet, but
You've clearly lost your grip
And all the House knows that you're just a liar, you're just a liar-
Ask Sue Gray
She'll probably know if it was a party
Ask Sue Gray
I bet you she'll say it's a party, won't she, won't she, won't she
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Re: 2020 No. 10 Christmas Party!

Post by Woodchopper » Thu Jan 13, 2022 1:18 pm

Thanks, faith in the internet is confirmed.

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Re: 2020 No. 10 Christmas Party!

Post by monkey » Thu Jan 13, 2022 6:16 pm

The Met won't investigate the party, unless people who had party say they had a party.

clicky

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Re: 2020 No. 10 Christmas Party!

Post by tenchboy » Thu Jan 13, 2022 9:40 pm

monkey wrote:
Thu Jan 13, 2022 6:16 pm
The Met won't investigate the party, unless people who had party say they had a party.

clicky
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Re: 2020 No. 10 Christmas Party!

Post by lpm » Thu Jan 13, 2022 9:58 pm

Telegraph:

Staff at Number 10 had a party the evening before Philip Mountbatten's funeral.

The PM did not attend.

A hell of lot of voters love Elizabeth Windsor and that photo of her isolated is so resonant.
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Re: 2020 No. 10 Christmas Party!

Post by Stranger Mouse » Thu Jan 13, 2022 10:06 pm

As LPM is genetically incapable of providing links here is a twitter thread/article

https://twitter.com/tony_diver/status/1 ... 95136?s=21
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Re: 2020 No. 10 Christmas Party!

Post by Gfamily » Thu Jan 13, 2022 10:14 pm

Don't think we've had this from Ken Clarke yet.
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