Exactly. Because she decided to have the formal notification under Article 50 before her snap election, we now have the prospective of a government with no reliable majority struggling to get its business through while the Brexit clock is already ticking. I'd say she got it all arse about face, probably because she can't tell either from her elbow.
Is it normal that there are candidates in weird costumes? There was a fish finger, can't figure out who the strange bloke next to Corbyn was...
If you put down your deposit and have the required number of nominations to get yourself on the ballot paper, you can wear more or less what you like for the declaration. The men in 70s-style top hats were from the Monster Raving Loony Party, who are fixtures at high-profile elections, and whose candidate got about 100 votes, as against Corbyn's 40,000-odd.
Post by cheerypeabrain on Jun 10, 2017 13:56:22 GMT
Thank goodness for alcohol. For some reason I was convinced that Labour would win...after all who would vote for the Toxic Tories ? (apologies to die hard Conservative voters) So I nipped out of the hotel quite late and invested is a bottle of champagne.
Got 2 (very) good UK friends who both have an autistic child. They are not happy with tories being in power, say the healthcare will suffer. I didn't dwell into details, but they did and their basic comment is : better be in good shape if tories are in power.
Be that as it may, the linked article is overall a straightforward news story. It's not The Guardian's fault that certain politicians and a certain party seem intent on hoisting themselves on their own petards.
Now this -- THIS is genuinely laugh-out-loud funny: