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Corbyn's long game - driving journalists crazy- and you?

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jura2 Mon 18-Mar-19 11:55:08

Certainly me- same with his close acolytes- never ever answering a direct question:

What about you? He is still going on about being able to quickly negotiate a Norway style deal without any of the strings and responsibilities attached.

Eloethan Wed 20-Mar-19 22:55:01

She was hopeless in the Home Office and has proved to be totally ineffective in guiding and overseeing the Brexit negotiations. I didn't really expect anything different from her but now it is getting extremely worrying and I, I'm sure like many people, just don't know what is the right thing to do now.

Jalima1108 Wed 20-Mar-19 22:59:41

It's obvious that he just doesn't know what he's doing.
Promoted way beyond his competence. I feel sorry for the more able Labour MPs.

I agree and have always said this. His petulance this evening means he is putting his own feelings before the good of the country.
Of course he could not do any better because he would always be marching off in a strop.

He is just an embarrassment.

maryeliza54 Wed 20-Mar-19 23:01:02

TIG is not a political party TIG is not a political party

GillT57 Wed 20-Mar-19 23:01:53

Corbyn refusing to attend the cross party meeting tonight because Chukka Amuna was going to be there was childish and pathetic and illustrates clearly that he is not putting the interests of members of the Labour Party or of the general electorate first. Disgraceful behaviour and he needs to be called out on it.

maryeliza54 Wed 20-Mar-19 23:02:16

If TM cared about the country she would not have included TIG but she doesn’t care

Jalima1108 Wed 20-Mar-19 23:03:15

He is still going on about being able to quickly negotiate a Norway style deal without any of the strings and responsibilities attached.
Anyone who does not have the responsibility to try to do the deal can say anything they like about what they think they could do.

He lives in cloud cuckoo land jura and his actions this evening were just childish.
Well, perhaps not, my DGC are more mature than that.

The LP and the country deserve a better Leader of the Opposition.

maryeliza54 Wed 20-Mar-19 23:03:38

Why is no one calling out the PM for inviting him ffs? She invited CU - why?

Jalima1108 Wed 20-Mar-19 23:04:49

Perhaps she respects his views and values his input.

maryeliza54 Wed 20-Mar-19 23:05:13

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maryeliza54 Wed 20-Mar-19 23:06:36

TIG is not a political party - it has no status in Parliament. She could have had his input in a different ways but no she chose deliberately to be a goady fucker

maryeliza54 Wed 20-Mar-19 23:11:42

The country deserves a better PM

janipat Wed 20-Mar-19 23:12:12

If Jeremy Corbyn had any concern for this country he would have attended the meeting in a civil, adult way. He never gives a straight answer to a question, and if he can't present a credible opposition to this awful government we've got, then that speaks volumes! Labour would be flying high with a half decent leader.

Jalima1108 Wed 20-Mar-19 23:14:29

They would, janipat
and I do not mean McDonnell as he is in no way decent.

Jalima1108 Wed 20-Mar-19 23:23:13

Could I just point out that there are (at least) two threads about Theresa May?

Jalima1108 Wed 20-Mar-19 23:26:49

In many ways, I would be more angry with him than Mrs May. I am no fan of hers- but at least she has tried, so hard, to find a way …
I agree because he has proved to be completely ineffectual, and when given chances to contribute refuses in a petulant manner.
He is completely negative and has nothing to contribute whatsoever. The sooner the LP is rid of him the better.

maryeliza54 Wed 20-Mar-19 23:32:09

TM is the PM - which part of that do you not understand? She’s responsible for this

Jalima1108 Wed 20-Mar-19 23:37:07

and this thread is about Jeremy Corbyn but you are attempting to derail it - something you have complained about others doing in the past maryeliza, using rather more unpleasant terminology.

Anniebach Thu 21-Mar-19 08:14:04

Corbyn walks out of a meeting because Chuka Umunna was invited to the same meeting .

The same Corbyn who met many times with IRA leaders , Hezbollah, Hamas because ‘ he believes in talking and listening ‘ ?

Jane10 Thu 21-Mar-19 08:16:54

I suspect he's intimidated by CU as CU is pretty intelligent and competent and could easily show him up.

Anniebach Thu 21-Mar-19 08:27:27

Corbyn remained supportive of the likes of George Galloway and Derek Hatton but refuses to join a meeting which included Chuka,

Eloethan Thu 21-Mar-19 08:38:07

Every time Theresa May is in a real fix and looks extremely incompetent, the focus shifts to Corbyn. It's no coincidence.

Anniebach Thu 21-Mar-19 08:43:42

Quite natural when a person is called incompetent for an even more incompetent person to come to mind.

Jane10 Thu 21-Mar-19 09:04:07

Anniebach grin

Neti Thu 21-Mar-19 09:20:42

Do people realise that the Labour party has followed the will of its members,as voted on at conference last year?

I'm not a Labour member and haven't voted for them since Blair took over and led us into neolibralism,but am considering voting for them at the next election due to their manifesto.

It also needs pointing out that Corbyn has won the membership vote to remain leader 3 times and that most of our press is owned by Murdich,so the bashing that Corbyn's taken is designed to unseat him and bring in another neolibral leader.

I've not yet seen any news about the meeting last night which is being reported here,so will go take a look.

Anniebach Thu 21-Mar-19 10:06:45

The will of labour members at the conference was

1. A general Election

2. A people’s vote.

Why is Corbyn presenting the EU today with an alternative
Brexit plan ?