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Today's Commons debate

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mcem Mon 14-Sep-20 18:18:23

Have you ever seen such an example of hopeless squirming embarrassment as Boris Johnson's pathetic performance?
Well done, Ed Miliband for showing BJ as a useless apology for a PM!

Harris27 Mon 14-Sep-20 18:25:42

Well said.

Whitewavemark2 Mon 14-Sep-20 18:27:31

Miliband was absolutely outstanding. He wiped the floor with Johnson.

Miliband comprehensively completely trashed Johnson’s proposed bill.

westendgirl Mon 14-Sep-20 18:33:09

It was a real pleasure to hear Miliband after the bumbling nonsensical performance by Johnson. I did wonder if he had read his speech before. He sounded as if it was all new to him. This is not what I want my P.M. to sound like.
Where did he go ?

M0nica Mon 14-Sep-20 19:00:27

Long Covid plus just being found out for the lazy bag of hot air most of us always knew he was.

Fennel Mon 14-Sep-20 19:22:52

www.theneweuropean.co.uk/top-stories/ed-miliband-on-internal-market-bill-1-6837809
Milliband spoke brilliantly. standing in for Starmer.

Ramblingrose22 Mon 14-Sep-20 19:43:08

Johnson is a joke as a Prime Minister. This is just the latest example.

Why is it suddenly OK to flout the law as long as it's in a very limited and specific way?

Why should anyone bother to obey the law when the Government by this bill shows that it's "OK" to flout it!?

Like all legal documents you sign, it is always a good idea to read it first in case you find that you don't want to be bound by it.

M0nica Mon 14-Sep-20 19:43:23

Milliband is a bit older than last time he stood at the dispatch box and he has clearly learnt a lot. He just peaked too soon.

Urmstongran Mon 14-Sep-20 20:00:35

Milligan’s read a script prepared by Starmer who is now self isolating due to the fact that one of his family have Covid. It was full of legalese and Milliband did well as an understudy.

Boris will ace this. He has the numbers.

And so what that Major, Blair and Brown are against the Bill? They are all lovers of the EU!

This Bill provides a much needed safety net. Without it the EU would not negotiate in good faith.

I’m hoping it carries.

suziewoozie Mon 14-Sep-20 20:20:27

If course it will go through Urm -as though there’s enough Tory MPs with honour to prevent it. 😂😂😂.

mcem Mon 14-Sep-20 20:22:27

UG no comments about BJ's towering presence, presenting a powerful, convincing speech and inspiring confidence?
Or, if you prefer, no comments, however specific and limited, about breaking international law?

Alegrias Mon 14-Sep-20 20:24:43

urm, you're winding us up again, aren't you?

suziewoozie Mon 14-Sep-20 20:25:44

And as ever Urm your posts have factual errors in them - you are wrong about someone in KS ‘s family having COVID. Still what do Johnson supporters know about the truth?

Whitewavemark2 Mon 14-Sep-20 20:27:54

And it was not Starmer’s script.

suziewoozie Mon 14-Sep-20 20:30:14

But apart from that, what did Urm get right?

quizqueen Mon 14-Sep-20 20:30:18

Even if the government was doing the best job in the world, the Lefties on here, who are in the majority, would find something to complain about but they never wanted Britain to be a sovereign independent country, who is capable of making its own decisions. They are happy to be vassal slaves of the EU and pay them a sh*tload of money every year to squander as they please.

Whitewavemark2 Mon 14-Sep-20 20:32:48

quizqueen

Even if the government was doing the best job in the world, the Lefties on here, who are in the majority, would find something to complain about but they never wanted Britain to be a sovereign independent country, who is capable of making its own decisions. They are happy to be vassal slaves of the EU and pay them a sh*tload of money every year to squander as they please.

Good to see you elevate the discussion.

Alegrias Mon 14-Sep-20 20:33:33

suziewoozie

But apart from that, what did Urm get right?

unfortunately, maybe that he has the numbers.... angry

growstuff Mon 14-Sep-20 20:44:18

mcem

UG no comments about BJ's towering presence, presenting a powerful, convincing speech and inspiring confidence?
Or, if you prefer, no comments, however specific and limited, about breaking international law?

Eh? Towering presence? Were you watching the same debate? Johnson was appalling. He looked like a deflated balloon.

To quote John McEnroe, "You can't be serious."

You're turning into quite a wind-up merchant, Urmstongran.

Ramblingrose22 Mon 14-Sep-20 21:03:54

growstuff and Alegrias - IMHO our Urm has been a wind-up merchant for quite a while!

lemongrove Mon 14-Sep-20 21:05:04

quizqueen

Even if the government was doing the best job in the world, the Lefties on here, who are in the majority, would find something to complain about but they never wanted Britain to be a sovereign independent country, who is capable of making its own decisions. They are happy to be vassal slaves of the EU and pay them a sh*tload of money every year to squander as they please.

QQ You have all those points exactly right, 😁’the lefties on here’ ( on this particular thread) are indeed in the majority (because nobody else can be bothered with it).

According to the news a member of Starmer’s family is being tested for Covid, so he couldn’t attend.

Lucca Mon 14-Sep-20 21:39:04

Oh come on lemongrove. Quizqueen s post was frankly hilarious.

mcem Mon 14-Sep-20 21:46:50

growstuff you are absolutely correct and to requote McEnroe - I COULDN'T POSSIBLY BE SERIOUS
Did you read the op?

Devorgilla Mon 14-Sep-20 21:47:21

Well done Ed. A sterling performance. Not that it will carry any weight with the 'yes' men and women of the Tory Party. I used to feel embarrassed for the Americans with Trump but now we have Boris.

mcem Mon 14-Sep-20 21:49:15

QQ Did Ian Blackford sound as if he wants to be a vassal slave of this dishonest shambles that is the Westminster government?