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Hypocrite: teacher who reported Cummings

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Buffybee Sun 31-May-20 10:53:06

Amazing how Robin Lees can report DC for allegedly breaking the CV rules. While in the middle of April, he had driven from his home in Barnard Castle, 250 miles to collect his daughter from another household and bring her back to his household.
What an hypocrite!
Also, the “key witness” who claimed to have seen DM back in Durham 5 days after he had returned to London, has now admitted he was lying.
Hypocrite and Liar!

gillybob Sun 31-May-20 10:57:37

Yes . Just as I said on another thread Buffybee .

Two faced hypocrites and liars . A Labour Party activist who had admitted to making it up for a joke ! Really ?

And an anti Brexiteer who themselves broke the lock down rules.

Thank you for starting this thread.

oldgimmer1 Sun 31-May-20 11:00:11

Ooh....not this again rubs hands in glee

oldgimmer1 Sun 31-May-20 11:01:59

Actually (and I wasn't following this at the time) the real culprits in my view are the press, who splashed it over the front pages before checking its veracity.

gillybob Sun 31-May-20 11:02:16

I wonder how they would feel if the piranha press were surrounding their homes and chasing them as they try to leave the house with a small child? Not very happy I would guess.

Whitewavemark2 Sun 31-May-20 11:05:12

Grasping at straws here.

It doesn’t make a blind bit of difference to Cumming’s lies and fraudulent behaviour .

You know - the individual who made up the rules, who controls government, who is responsible for thousands of unnecessary deaths, who will be responsible for the biggest economic downturn this country has ever seen post brexit that will compound the economic virus crises.

No one in this country can match up to Cummings and Johnsons culpability.

Grannyshome Sun 31-May-20 11:08:00

Couldn't agree more Buffybee. Not saying 2 (or 3) wrongs make a right but the sheer hypocrisy is what angers me. As for the reporters and photographers crowded shoulder to shoulder outside D.C.'s home; how dare they criticize anyone for flouting the regulations!

Buffybee Sun 31-May-20 11:08:26

Haha! He’s trying to say he hasn’t broken any rules as he made the 526 mile trip after the easing of travel restrictions.
Yes! You idiot! As long as you were driving to an outdoor location for exercise and social distancing is observed.
Not to collect another person and bring them into your home.
He’s still bleating on, he hasn’t broke the rules but even at this time, we would not be allowed to move someone into our home from another.
Pompous idiot!!!!

gillybob Sun 31-May-20 11:08:55

Exactly Grannyshome

Whitewavemark2 Sun 31-May-20 11:12:12

I wonder if all those being identified as hypocrite can match Cummings in the following

There is no end to Cummings flouting if rules, and before you post I would like to remind you that he is the part owner.

EllanVannin Sun 31-May-20 11:16:23

Erm, what about the 100's who didn't have the press outside their doors ?

MissAdventure Sun 31-May-20 11:19:28

Yep, the teacher is a hypocrite, and I condemn him too. He must be a first class idiot if he thinks this wouldn't come out.

It makes no difference to Cummings' flouting of the rules though.

Oopsminty Sun 31-May-20 11:20:34

Grasping at straws here.

Not really.

And I'm sure this teacher's family are regretting his actions now

You have to be squeaky clean to get away with informing police and press of someone else's actions!

Here's another wee soul who has decided to do what she wants

A Labour MP was last night forced to apologise for breaking lockdown rules with her new married lover. A one Rosie Duffield.

Is it you that likes Twitter, WW2?

What do you think of this charming soul. Journalist who has had work printed in the Guardian and the Mirror

see your c* of a husband is lying through his f**** teeth all over the TV this morning.

‘I’d pay hard cash to chase the f*** down the street and boot him in the b***s and DEFINITELY in front of your kids cos they need to know what a rank s***house their dad is.’

Those words are from Andy Dawson

Just charming

Jabberwok Sun 31-May-20 11:21:15

These are completely different issues to the one concerning lock down which is the issue. I'm sure if there is controversy with planning it will be taken up by the appropriate authority. It's a private matter and would have nothing to do with his employment or anyone else's come to that.

FarNorth Sun 31-May-20 11:22:58

Your point is, Oopsminty?

Jabberwok Sun 31-May-20 11:24:03

Oh dear,what on earth have we become when we have to stoop to gutter language to make our feelings c!ear?!!

maddyone Sun 31-May-20 11:24:43

Good post Biffybee

MaizieD Sun 31-May-20 11:29:44

Whatever dirt the Mail has dug up doesn't alter the fact that Cummings did wrong; he's kind of admitted to it and it has disgusted most of the people who were obeying what they thought were 'the rules'.

I don't have any time for the idiot who 'made up' the later sighting as a joke.

Who snitched on the retired teacher, then? I'm curious

Jabberwok Sun 31-May-20 11:30:42

Others have flouted the rules, many others! Standard police practice is, a warning or a fine,not losing your job! If it's losing your job the how come others haven't?!

MissAdventure Sun 31-May-20 11:31:37

Because they don't have dominic cummings job.

trisher Sun 31-May-20 11:32:06

So has Robin Lees claimed he or his daughter were suffering from Covid at the time he made the journey? Did he then make a second journey for a jolly on his wife's birthday to test his eyesight? It isn't hypocritical to do something and then point out someone else who has done something similar. It is hypocritical to claim that you did something for a reason which is palpably untrue. So who is the hypocrite here?

Pollyj Sun 31-May-20 11:34:55

What have his brexit views to do with anything? And while they were wrong, let’s not deflect from Cummings ludicrous excuses for visiting a beauty spot to ‘test his eyes’ instead of doing that by heading towards london, which he should never have left, with infected people in the first place. Then to say he was being a ‘good father’ - an insult to all those fathers and mothers isolating alone, following Cummings’ rules.

Pollyj Sun 31-May-20 11:36:11

Others are not an (unelected) government policy maker.

maddyone Sun 31-May-20 11:43:28

The retired teacher is a complete fool. Those in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones. What an idiot, not clever enough to keep his mouth shut. Now he’s in the national news. He could have have got away with what he did (not that he should have done it) but not now.

Oopsminty Sun 31-May-20 11:43:28

Others are not an (unelected) government policy maker.

Very true, and I am no fan of Cummings at all

I just feel that if you're going to tell tales it's probably best that you have no skeletons in your closet

I think we can safely say that this teacher didn't think that he'd end up being plastered all over the press this morning

We are being very childish with all this name calling

This DC story has taken up far too much time. Our press is shocking to be concentrating on this for a week when there are far more pressing matters to be dealt with