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The sort of speech one gives after a too liquid lunch?

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Learning, Nov 22, 2021.

  1. Learning

    Learning Ethelred the Ill-Named

  2. dream_police

    dream_police Well-Known Member

  3. DaveS

    DaveS Well-Known Member

    He's been beyond a joke for a very long time.
  4. PeteRob

    PeteRob Well-Known Member

  5. Mark101

    Mark101 Well-Known Member

    Not seeing anything different to the sort of performance given when he was Mayor of London, and he was still voted into office,
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  6. dream_police

    dream_police Well-Known Member

    When he is being driven around by his carers do you think he sits in the back and makes those car noises?
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  7. Learning

    Learning Ethelred the Ill-Named

    He's got to go.
  8. Zou

    Zou Well-Known Member

    Can't disagree with that, but who are the alternatives?
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  9. RogerMac

    RogerMac Well-Known Member

    Somewhere in my solicitors safe is an enduring power of attorney that can be activated if I can no longer manage my affairs, is there any chance that Buckingham Palace would find such powers in the British constitution and force a snap election?
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  10. DaveS

    DaveS Well-Known Member

    But is there a single statesman in the Tory party? They expelled the only two who might qualify. All that are left are the most wall-eyed brexteers.
  11. spinno

    spinno Well-Known Member

    He's a disgrace to the office. Unless of course the job description includes Court Jester, in which case he fails as none of it is funny.
    Alternatively he could be "on the spectrum".
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  12. gray1720

    gray1720 Well-Known Member

    Given that Bozo was elected because "He's the only man who can get the job done!", one wonders what it says about that job, and the people who thought that job needed doing, when the only man who can get it done turns out be a shambling incomprehensible twunt with the morals of a shithouse rat and the charm of a syphilitic chancre?
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  13. Footloose

    Footloose Well-Known Member

    That's a bit strong, but a pretty accurate assessment!
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  14. Catriona

    Catriona Well-Known Member

    For a moment there I read that as speculum... Oh, wait, maybe he is balancing on one...
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  15. peterba

    peterba Well-Known Member

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  16. peterba

    peterba Well-Known Member

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  17. Learning

    Learning Ethelred the Ill-Named

    If the party can manage him for nearly another year and get some needed but possibly unpopular work done then a very good chap, untainted by Boris, becomes available ready to lead the Conservatives into the 2024 election. Alok Sharma. He would have nearly two years to prove himself. Sharma was a cabinet minister before taking up the COP26 job. He was an unlikely choice for the COP job but did well.
  18. dangie

    dangie Senior Knobhead

    My local MP got a pothole fixed outside my house. So I reckon she’d be in with a chance…. :)
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  19. dream_police

    dream_police Well-Known Member

    Do you live next door to her by any chance?
  20. beatnik69

    beatnik69 Well-Known Member

    Some commentators are saying that this is typical of Johnson, with his bumbling blustering style, but I thought he actually looked uncomfortable and embarrassed, whereas normally he has that stupid grin on his face when he "cocks up". There's also the possibility that the Tories don't mind too much about this as it means people are distracted from the vote on the NHS Bill last night and the fact that a huge number of MPs rebelled.
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