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    https://www.nytimes.com/2021/12/08/world/europe/bo...

    https://www.nytimes.com/2021/12/08/world/europe/boris-johnson-christmas-coronavirus.html?searchResultPosition=1

    Why does Boris have to blunder so spectacularly, like wtf mocking lockdowns. Like...
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    Biggest LMAO of the day - Stanley Johnson...

    Biggest LMAO of the day - Stanley Johnson (Boris's father) is applying for French citizenship. He was on the Remain side, and remains committed to a united Europe.

    Almost as good as Jo Johnson...
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    https://www.bbc.com/news/live/uk-politics-55433447...

    https://www.bbc.com/news/live/uk-politics-55433447

    Well...that was a surprise. A good surprise. We already saw the shitshow that happened with trucks backed up for miles after dozens of counties...
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    ROFLMAO. You do not want to mess with...

    ROFLMAO. You do not want to mess with immigration, at all, nada, zip. Sure, nobody is physically stopping them from overstaying a visa. Just be ready for the Spanish authorities to throw the book...
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    I like your optimism, but i really doubt it. The...

    I like your optimism, but i really doubt it. The UK still wouldn't back down when the EU threatened legal action regarding the Internal Markets Bill. Boris is determined to REALLY up the ante, and...
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    Divorce Court is an arbitration-based category of...

    Divorce Court is an arbitration-based category of court television. Like a small claims civil court, but for TV. typically both sides are self-represented (no lawyers). In some formats, the...
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    In hindsight, it all seems like a hilariously bad...

    In hindsight, it all seems like a hilariously bad idea. The UK had been part of the EU for over 40 years (1973-2016) when the referendum was held. The idea that it would be easy to divorce, to sign...
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    Forget the trade woes - I'm gravely concerned...

    Forget the trade woes - I'm gravely concerned that setting up checkpoints might reignite the Troubles.

    For all of Labour (and Lib Dems, and even some Tories) attempts to block a no-deal exit, it...
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    Uh. I'm really, really sorry, but I can't tell...

    Uh. I'm really, really sorry, but I can't tell if you're being genuine or not (the last line suggests a bit of tongue-in-cheek, still not sure). When it was Theresa May's turn, one of her proposals...
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    Another update, I guess. I am curious to know...

    Another update, I guess.

    I am curious to know how badly COVID-19 will hit the economy. It was already agreed by both sides that leaving the EU would bring the economy down. This, of course, is...
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    So in the intervening months, COVID-19 has blown...

    So in the intervening months, COVID-19 has blown up to a massive degree, with Boris himself being in the ICU with COVID-19.

    It's been noted that the first doctors to die from COVID-19 were all...
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    So, last few days before Brexit is finalized. ...

    So, last few days before Brexit is finalized. BBC reporting that they made new coinage - they had to melt down the original commemorative coinage when the Halloween deadline was missed.

    I really...
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    yeah, Labour for sure needs to determine whether...

    yeah, Labour for sure needs to determine whether they're far-left or center-left, and to unite the "young and urban" with the "older and working-class" bases. I know Alex Sim-Wise supports Corbyn...
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    So I read that some other parties are also...

    So I read that some other parties are also pulling candidates in an effort to prevent fracturing the Remain vote too much...this is obviously a load of bollocks and one of the worst subversions of...
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    I know the Tories are leading in the polls right...

    I know the Tories are leading in the polls right now, but let me run down on the last three elections:

    2015: Cameron makes a gamble to unite his party by proposing an in-out referendum. He's been...
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    The thing that concerns me the most is the...

    The thing that concerns me the most is the erosion of trust that may last for years - maybe even decades - after Boris leaves office (whenever that may be). how is it that Letwin says that he backs...
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    So, here we go. A tentative deal has been...

    So, here we go. A tentative deal has been reached so far, tomorrow is when it goes before the House of Commons...a day or so before the law requires the UK government to ask for an extension if no...
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    I dunno...it looks to me like that Boris is...

    I dunno...it looks to me like that Boris is trying to appease the hard-right elements who want a hard Brexit, and that is going to crowd out the moderates that are supposed to be instrumental in...
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    Boris Johnson, like Trump, has made an art of...

    Boris Johnson, like Trump, has made an art of completely disregarding what he said before. There's literally a Trump tweet that's the complete and total opposite of what he's doing now, one example...
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    Well, it's been three months. Conservative and...

    Well, it's been three months.

    Conservative and Labour got shellacked in local elections. Liberal Dems seem to have gotten some swagger back after being just about completely swept out of power in...
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    LOL what is even going on now...what is...

    LOL what is even going on now...what is this...this is such a complete mockery. A few days ago they voted on eight motions and none of them had a majority...today they had four motions and again...
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    Alright, so a couple of days after the Speaker...

    Alright, so a couple of days after the Speaker John Bercow, who said that he couldn't bring the third attempt to vote on May's Brexit deal unless there was anything of substantial change...

    ...the...
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    I've been reading that an extension before...

    I've been reading that an extension before European Parliament elections in May could be agreed upon, or maybe even end of June, before the new parliament seats its members. Anything longer than...
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    Yeah, I really don't see all 27 nations...

    Yeah, I really don't see all 27 nations unanimously agreeing to an extension. This is squarely on the "Leave" faction of the Conservative Party throwing a tantrum about the terms and trying to use...
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    Don't forget SNP getting another referendum! ...

    Don't forget SNP getting another referendum!

    Since everything is on the table, I think we should go back a century to the concept of a dual monarchy. Or is that "duel monarchy"? (Kidding, of...
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