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Operation Last Gasp

(39 Posts)
GagaJo Tue 17-Mar-20 09:40:10

What do we think?

Blinko Tue 17-Mar-20 09:43:05

He is an idiot, isn't he?

Oopsadaisy3 Tue 17-Mar-20 10:39:14

Any proof that he said it?

A post the other day told people to loosen up, that Black humour is a good thing........

EllanVannin Tue 17-Mar-20 11:25:52

Where ignorance is bliss----------

GrannyLaine Tue 17-Mar-20 12:07:45

Context is everything. With no context, the tweet is irrelevant. Easy to twist every darn thing. Can no one imagine chatting with family and coming up with something similar? Laughing and moving on? I've got better things to be thinking about. Like why I have no icing sugar and have a one year olds birthday cake to finish by 3pm......hmm

Oopsadaisy3 Tue 17-Mar-20 12:10:06

Oh dear * grannylane* heap chocolate on the top , or Cadbury’s Chocolate flakes , or smarties....

Whitewavemark2 Tue 17-Mar-20 12:38:15

Personally I’d rather our PM was competent than comedic.

It is our misfortune that he isn’t

Maggiemaybe Tue 17-Mar-20 13:34:37

Like why I have no icing sugar and have a one year olds birthday cake to finish by 3pm......hmm

B & M have some very cheap ready mixed buttercream frosting in various flavours, GrannyLaine. And fondant icing in many colours, though that's not to everyone's taste.

Wheniwasyourage Tue 17-Mar-20 14:26:12

Yes , black humour can be great, and helps in relieving the stress of difficult situations, but there is a time and a place for these things, and perhaps someone who is Prime Minister, while working, should avoid it.

eazybee Tue 17-Mar-20 15:25:20

GagaJo Sat 14-Mar-20 19:08:26
User post image: "President Trump awaits results after taking coronavirus test."

Or am I being unfair? Has he seen Bozza lately?

Her idea of a good joke.

Luckygirl Tue 17-Mar-20 16:51:43

What a buffoon he truly is.

He should be worrying about his partner who is pregnant.

POGS Tue 17-Mar-20 18:05:37

Well remembered eazybee.

Chestnut Tue 17-Mar-20 18:14:41

It's the kind of throwaway black joke lots of men might make (more than women) but he should be aware there's a time and a place. However, just because it's written doesn't make it true, and there are a lot of people who want to make him look bad.

Labaik Tue 17-Mar-20 19:30:19

One would be more prepared to ignore it if he didn't have 'history' when it comes to insensitive, tactless remarks.

Oopsminty Tue 17-Mar-20 19:39:54


Unless there is proper evidence I won't believe this sort of comment

Nothing to do with political leaning either

I am just tired of rubbish being tweeted by boring people

Hetty58 Tue 17-Mar-20 19:47:30

Chestnut, I believe he doesn't need anyone else at all .to make him look bad.

Hetty58 Tue 17-Mar-20 19:48:19

Politico is fairly reliable though!

Gingster Tue 17-Mar-20 20:02:25

Oh for Heavens sake. One little remark after all the information he was giving us. Just a little comment and people jump on him. A little light relief. Can’t we laugh!

Labaik Tue 17-Mar-20 20:17:10

' Can’t we laugh!'
...quite frankly, at this moment in time, my sense of humour has deserted me. And I don't want a comedian leading the country.

suziewoozie Tue 17-Mar-20 20:20:43

This comment( which is not bring denied) was in the course of a formal meeting ( albeit remote) in his role as PM and discussing a serious issue - how to save more lives of UK citizens. I’m amazed that anyone would defend it.

Summerlove Tue 17-Mar-20 20:49:13

I wonder if people will be laughing As much if there are no ventilators for them?

suziewoozie Tue 17-Mar-20 21:05:54

Well if it all goes Italy-shaped, then there won’t be enough to go round sadly, even with the effort finally being made

lemongrove Tue 17-Mar-20 21:41:01

Maybe he said it....and maybe he didn’t! ‘It’s claimed’ doesn’t
Mean it’s gospel.
Even if he did say it, I can’t get worked up about it, a bit of black humour after what must have been a gruelling week ....
Who would be PM? They never know what awful catastrophe
Is just around the corner.

Namsnanny Tue 17-Mar-20 21:47:17

Sensible post lemongrove

Too silly to get all het up about.

Laughterlines Tue 17-Mar-20 21:52:37

When the leader of the country is a selfish immature thick git who hasn’t got a scooby, it’s not surprising 65% of the population follows suit