E.U: Leave or Stay? Your thoughts.

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  1. Anfield

    Anfield Well-Known Member

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    Imagine the UK government trying to come up with some sort of rule that a referendum result would have to remain valid for a generation...

    *hint*
    Even the Swiss who have a lot of experience with referendums have never managed to come up with anything like that.
     
  2. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    Wasn't the one in the 70s meant to 'settle it once and for all'...

    ...but then again WW1 was 'the war to end all wars'.
     
  3. Corky42

    Corky42 What did walle eat for breakfast?

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    Looks like Farage doesn't like the idea of democracy much what with his comment about remainers whinging, whining, and complaining.

    Has no one told him that in a democratic society just because you win a vote it doesn't mean people should shut up and never mention the issue again, if that was the case then he should have remained silent on the whole EU thing as it was settled 40 odd years ago.

    Like it or not Mr Farage people are allowed to change their minds in a democratic society and they're allowed to question, oppose, and debate the merits or lack thereof of previous decisions.
     
  4. RedFlames

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    Farage is only open toa second Ref because the first one gave him [or looks like it's going to give him] a result he didn't like...

    ...that or the media appearances are starting to dry up.
     
  5. Nexxo

    Nexxo Bargaining chip

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    Only fair; after all he argued before the referendum that if the result was a narrow 52-48 in favour of Remain, it would be "far from finished business".

    And remember how the petition for a second EU referendum was started by a Leave voter, when he still thought Remain was going to win.

    Looks like the Brexiteers are all for referenda, until they get the result they want. Ironically what they accuse the EU and Remainers of.
     
  6. RedFlames

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    Violence is never the answer, but boy oh boy would it be a good giggle giving that man a kicking.
     
  8. hyperion

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    Monty Python is exactly what I was thinking of. Davis in particular leaves me gobsmacked with his utter lack of self-awareness. He's something like the tory village idiot cum rodeo clown. It doesn't help that he has possibly the most punchable face I've ever seen. If one was to ever make a case for bullying and used a poster with Davis's face and the phrase "I think we've had enough of experts", I think I might be ambivalent on the issue.
     
  9. Corky42

    Corky42 What did walle eat for breakfast?

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    I'd like to give him a slap just for sucking on a sweet during his appearance before the comity who he used his jedi mind trick on when he claimed these are not impact assesments you're looking for.
     
  10. Nexxo

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    I feel conflicted about that. I mean, would I punch Davis in the face first, or Johnson? Decisions, decisions!

    A friend of mine said that Gove has the kind of face he could slap all day and night, and he would never get tired. His wife would be like, "Honey, it's late, are you coming to bed yet?" and he'd be like, "No you go on ahead sweetie, I'm alright for a few hours longer..." as he pounds Gove's face to a satisfying mush.
     
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  11. Mankz

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    Davis. Easily.
     
  12. Nexxo

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    I suppose it's one of those scenarios where it's impossible to make the wrong choice. :p
     
  13. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    For you i thought it'd be Hunt first...
     
  14. Mankz

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    Nah, Boris's one redeaming feature is that he gives a stonking after dinner speech.

    And the associated meme's as well.
     
  15. Nexxo

    Nexxo Bargaining chip

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    It's all about priorities.
    Perhaps Boris thought the Leave campaign was an after dinner speech, and then he woke up hung over on June 24th and realised that it had been a referendum. Only way to explain his reaction to winning since.
     
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  16. Mankz

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    Would that honestly surprise you though?
     
  17. Nexxo

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    Actually it would be the first thing in this whole debacle that made perfect sense.
     
  18. RedFlames

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    So you reckon Both Brexit and the Trump presidency are basically the political equivalents of 'The Producers'.
     
  19. Nexxo

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    Don't be silly. One is a ridiculous story of implausible contrivance, caricaturistically corrupt incompetents and plain bad taste and shock value; the other is a superb Mel Brooks comedy.
     
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    OK. So now new poll by BMG Research finds that 57 per cent would back a second referendum if the UK was to leave the EU with no deal. And if it did go to another referendum, there's now also a narrow majority for Remain.

    Just 28 per cent of Tory voters think that their party's Brexit position is clear. Just 28 per cent of Labour voters think that their party’s Brexit position is clear. And 26 per cent for Lib Dem voters think the same of their party. Clear?

    Meanwhile, one and a half year later, the government is still dicking about, and the best pro-Brexit argument that BoJo can make is rehashing the same discredited £350 million claim, only even more so.

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