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Dicky Underpants

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Sajid Javid resigns
« on: February 13, 2020, 04:37:11 PM »
Well, that was short-lived. Didn't much like the guy or his policies, but it shows he's his own man. Wasn't willing to suck up to Dominic Cummings apparently (sounds like the start of a felching joke).

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Re: Sajid Javid resigns
« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2020, 05:45:48 PM »
The suggestion has also been made that Johnson/Cummings wanted Javid out and so engineered a situation which they knew would be unacceptable to him. To the outside world it would look better than sacking him.

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Re: Sajid Javid resigns
« Reply #2 on: February 14, 2020, 08:04:20 AM »
Events yesterday look like despotism - and when the despot is a self-serving liar like Johnson there is cause to be worried. Hopefully though he'll shortly fuck things up to the extent that the UK implodes and the circumstances arise that allow Scotland to bale out of the UK.

I do hope those Brexit supporting Tory voters eventually come to realise and regret, in their naivety, that they twice opened the door that allowed this madness to happen, albeit that it may aid Scottish independence.


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Re: Sajid Javid resigns
« Reply #3 on: February 14, 2020, 10:34:13 AM »
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I do hope those Brexit supporting Tory voters eventually come to realise and regret, in their naivety, that they twice opened the door that allowed this madness to happen

They won't.

It is an article of faith for them.
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Re: Sajid Javid resigns
« Reply #4 on: February 14, 2020, 10:40:00 AM »
I guess Javid wasn't quite the monkey that Johnson and Cummings (Bummings?) took him for.

And, perhaps, he wasn't up to spending money that they don't have on pointless vanity projects. I suspect Sunak  will end up just printing it.

 

 
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Re: Sajid Javid resigns
« Reply #5 on: February 14, 2020, 10:41:44 AM »
Well, that was short-lived. Didn't much like the guy or his policies, but it shows he's his own man. Wasn't willing to suck up to Dominic Cummings apparently (sounds like the start of a felching joke).

Unfortunately I had to look that up - a warning is needed!
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Re: Sajid Javid resigns
« Reply #6 on: February 14, 2020, 10:59:15 AM »
They won't.

It is an article of faith for them.
Quite. If everything goes tits-up as a result of Brexit, they'll find a way to blame remainers - "talking down Britain", or some such bollocks.
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