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A questionable butterfly


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French Election
2 weeks ago

By electing Merkel's puppet the French have just committed a monumental act of self-harm, I hope they enjoy being ruled from Berlin.

Clatworthy wins it
2 weeks ago

Dream on. At the last election the Tories achieved double the LibDem vote, and will likely pick up a significant number of the almost seven thousand votes cast for UKIP now that the Brexit job is done.  You are also forgetting that turnout at local elections is risably low.

You mean, in true EU style, to keep on voting until the "right" decision is made.  We've seen it all before with other countries but that won't happen this time.  The likes of you and Gina Miller are going to be disappointed.

2 weeks ago

Any new influx of Tory MPs could be made up of soft-Brexiteers.  It works both ways.

Clatworthy wins it
2 weeks ago

But the LibDem candidate still lost by a huge amount, it wasn't even close.

It looks like former Tory voters who had moved to UKIP have now returned to their original party, which spells bad news for Labour and the LibDems next month.

Clatworthy wins it
2 weeks ago

I see Younger-Ross lost Teignmouth by 22 votes.  I wonder if he will be standing in the parliamentary election.

So there's some healthy tit-for-tat competition in the tactical voting game, this is only going to happen in a very small number of constituencies and won't affect the overall result one way or the other.  And really, at his advanced age, Cable should stand down and make way for a younger candidate, but I suppose it's a matter of pride for him after being so ignominiously dumped by the voters in ...

3 weeks ago

No, I'm not "staunch Tory".

3 weeks ago

When it comes to tactical voting things can get very murky indeed.  In the Richmond Park bye election last December a very serious allegation was made about the Greens accepting a huge bung to stand aside in order to make it easier for the LibDems to win the seat.  This, of course, was vehemently denied.  I don't believe the denials for one second. ...

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