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Ann Widdicombe

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Bridgeit Thu 04-Jul-19 15:48:34

What a disgraceful speech, by AW, with the obnoxious NF laughing along.
Wither or not you want to leave the EU, the behaviour of these two was IMO shameful.

BlueBelle Thu 04-Jul-19 15:52:41

i think this woman has truly lost her marbles I saw her face contorted in anger and thought what an ugly heart she must have
The whole. Brexit party in Europe have behaved atrociously, disrespectful, rude I hang by head in shame for my country

Firecracker123 Thu 04-Jul-19 16:03:00

I thought she was fantastic sticking up for Britain well done Ann and the Brexit Party.

jura2 Thu 04-Jul-19 16:12:09

She should have stuck to dancing - she was much better at it sad hmmm

Yes, she seems demented and in luuurrrvvvveee with Farage sad

As a friend said the other day in another group 'There is no other way to see things now, Brexit is an anti-intelligence suicide cult. It won’t matter what evidence is produced they are hell bent on self-destruction (taking the rest of us with them) in the imbecilic belief that it leads to some sort of divine state. There is no arguing with religious zealots of this kind - they are beyond reason and sanity and whatever happens they will blame everyone but themselves.'

Sara65 Thu 04-Jul-19 16:12:27

I used to quite like her, but now I agree with Bluebelle, she’s losing her marbles, awful, embarrassing woman!

paddyann Thu 04-Jul-19 16:48:40

Never been a fan of hers but this has proven I was right .She's deranged and deluded.Maybe its that she's getting on a bit ,like all of us.but still wants to hang onto power in whatever way she can.THIS is not the way ,she's making herself a figure of fun and not in a good way.If this is what the Brexit party have to offer as "politicians" then god help all who will be stuck with them ..

kittylester Thu 04-Jul-19 16:50:32

She handed out prizes at Dd3's school leaving do. She was funny, inspirational and kind.

Don't know what's happened.sad

Ginny42 Thu 04-Jul-19 16:50:53

Slaves rose up against their oppressors after being forcibly taken from Africa to work until death on the plantations in the USA. No choice in the matter, they were enslaved and treated most cruelly.

The UK on the other hand freely joined the EU and were delighted to do so after being turned down at first. Under that agreement the UK thrived and reached 5th place in the wealthy nations of the world. I fail to see the comparison.

I think she's trying to revive a political career which died some time ago. In the meantime she sought to keep her name in the public arena appearing in the jungle programme and Strictly.

As modern slavery is a huge issue this was a crass and insensitive comparison to make.

This is the woman who thinks there should be a cure for homosexuality and as Prisons' Minister agreed female prisoners be restrained whilst in labour so they couldn't run away. This is not the reasoning of a rational person.

jura2 Thu 04-Jul-19 16:53:27

www.facebook.com/Channel4News/videos/2063828453922625/

sounds hysterical, and just a tad demented - even Farage is embarrassed sad

Bridgeit Thu 04-Jul-19 17:00:46

Spot on Ginny42, thankyou

Bridgeit Thu 04-Jul-19 17:04:51

I guess NF May try & distance himself if he thinks it will damage him, what a dreadful pair they are !

Bridgeit Thu 04-Jul-19 17:06:02

Ref Jura2’s post

Urmstongran Thu 04-Jul-19 17:09:37

She might be getting on a bit but don't be fooled, Ann is the ultimate battle-axe....THAT was a performance to be reckoned with. Well said woman!
😊

M0nica Thu 04-Jul-19 17:19:32

I think while her mother was alive she kept her daughter rational (they lived together and AW was devoted to her). Sadly, since she died, AW has completly lost the plot.

Urmstongran Thu 04-Jul-19 17:33:02

She was in her element. I believe the speakers get 2 mins to make a speech and she managed it in 118 seconds. She didn’t let Trajani’s interjection to “come to a conclusion” get off her stride. If they thought Nigel was a pain for years, now he has another orator beside him.

GrandadShaggy Thu 04-Jul-19 17:43:40

Well, if there's any consolation, she'll be out of work soon, and back to celebrity game shows.

I'm looking forward to seeing Nigel on Strictly. smile

Drum1234 Thu 04-Jul-19 17:50:41

Who would want to be his partner grandadS? Maybe you're up for it urmstongran?

jura2 Thu 04-Jul-19 17:55:46

Ursmstongran- well, I did wonder- but now I am sure.

see earlier post.

Whitewavemark2 Thu 04-Jul-19 20:26:50

Widdicombe hopes science gone cure the gay world.

I’m hoping science can do the same for Widdicombe. Poor soul.

crystaltipps Thu 04-Jul-19 20:29:07

I hope she’s refusing her salary and expenses- after all slaves don’t get paid do they?

Grandma70s Thu 04-Jul-19 20:33:54

I have never been so embarrassed for my country.

LadyGracie Thu 04-Jul-19 20:45:25

Great speech.

BlueBelle Thu 04-Jul-19 20:47:25

By heck you can see whose who can’t you

LadyGracie Thu 04-Jul-19 20:52:54

By heck you can!

quizqueen Thu 04-Jul-19 20:54:16

The UK did not join the EU willingly. Politicians (led by Heath) took the country in without asking the people if it was what they wanted, in 1973.
Also, it was actually just a trading agreement then called the Common Market, not the political establishment it has morphed in to now by subsequent treaties ( about which the people were never consulted either), although that was the intention all along.