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Hubris

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After outwitting everyone for over a year May has now badly misjudged her hand. If she’d presented something halfway awful, instead of so totally awful, she may have got it through Parliament. But she’s been so hubristic that it’s about to blow up in her face… (Similar comments apply to Whitehall and the EU itself.) […]

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Ms Theresa Topsy Turvy

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For Ms Topsy-Turvy every day is opposite day. The British public voted to regain their sovereignty from the EU, but silly old Theresa Topsy Turvy is trying to do the opposite, taking even more of our sovereignty away and giving it to the EU. Everything she does is the wrong way around! It’s like Ms […]

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What global warming and Brexit have in common

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The Brexit side of politics is starting to sound like global warming fanatics with all the warnings against Theresa May: Jan 2018: “We have to act now and get rid of Theresa May before it’s too late”. Feb 2018: “We have to act now and get rid of Theresa May before it’s too late”. March […]

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The Tory MPs are to blame

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Philip Johnston in the Telegraph: Boris Johnson is a ‘man of the moment’, but his moment may, tragically, have passed …   Yet while his fringe event was packed out, unlike the main conference hall which was often half empty, there is a distinct sense that Boris’s time might have passed.   Theresa May … […]

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Don’t give her ideas

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Everyone keeps telling Theresa May not to make the same mistake with Brexit as with the last general election. They’re saying, don’t try to do everything your way with just you and a small cabal of advisors doing what you think fit, ignoring everyone else. Look how badly that turned out last time you did […]

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Shifting alliances

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I’ve been saying for a while that it looks like the old political lines in Britain are changing. Many others have said this too, of course. One of the best recent statements of this sort of thinking, one that I find very cogent, comes from Michael St George at his blog A Libertarian Rebel (shorter […]

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Dump the Tories

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So now we know the answer to the question that’s been haunting us for years: do we stick with the Conservative Party because they’re (supposedly) the only party with any chance of keeping Corbyn out, and hope that they’ll eventually move away from the left, or do we give up on them, and vote for […]