Poppet
But survived today's no confidence vote.
Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:04pm
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And that surprised me...

  • May's government hammered on Brexitgreenman, Tue Jan 15 3:00pm
    Over 200 vote loss? Wow, that's bad. Will there be new elections, I have to wonder? Looks like they'll permit a no-confidence debate...... more
    • But survived today's no confidence vote. — Poppet, Wed Jan 16 5:04pm
      • It did me, toogreenman, Wed Jan 16 7:52pm
        ...although I suppose it was a case of her allies (nearly all Tories and DUP) not wanting to go all the way with their opposition to her. Fascinating how this happened and how it's playing out -... more
        • Nobody Is Brave Enough To Pick Up The Ball...Amadeus, Wed Jan 16 9:26pm
          ...and own it. I still think the only sane way forward is another referendum that specifically lays out that the two choices are staying in the EU and crashing out without a deal. Amadeus
          • Own the ball! lolgreenman, Thu Jan 17 10:57am
            But seriously, they're all now (on the opposition) saying they want 'no deal' off the table, apparently trying to avoid just that sort of choice. But when you can't come up with a BETTER choice,... more
            • I Understand May's Position...Amadeus, Thu Jan 17 11:30am
              She is looking out, incredulously, at these MPs and saying, "Do you really not understand that there is no negotiating? The EU has all the power. We agreed to this when we signed on. We can't demand... more
              • I knowgreenman, Thu Jan 17 11:57am
                She's not even a Brexiteer, if I understand correctly, but is determined to implement what she thought was the 'will of the people.' And yet her own party can't even get behind her, and the nation's... more
    • They Screwed Up Badly...Amadeus, Wed Jan 16 2:09pm
      ...by allowing a Brexit referendum with no details. They should have settled on the "divorce agreement" and then put that to the referendum. OR, they should have had the referendum on starting the... more
        • I Believe So...Amadeus, Thu Jan 17 1:16am
          Simply ignoring the referendum is apparently legally possible , although there are lots of reasons why they don't want to do that. That's why I think they need to carefully frame putting up another... more
      • Inclined to agreegreenman, Wed Jan 16 4:41pm
        I'd heard someone suggest a new referendum that would have similarly clear and distinct language about what they were voting for, not just 'leave' or 'remain,' pretty much all they were given the... more
    • She's been hammered repeatedly over BrexitSia☺giah, Tue Jan 15 5:44pm
      and barely survived it by the skin of her teeth. Not surprised that this has happened. Still sad though. I don't think that she deserves what she's getting.
      • Perhaps notgreenman, Tue Jan 15 6:01pm
        ...although Brexit is, itself, a stupid idea, she's loyally tried to push through some version of what the referendum showed to be the 'will of the people.' And she's gotten scarce thanks for it, and ... more
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