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What a way to run a country !

Posted by Big John on June 13, 2017

For the first time in my life I did not vote in a general election, mainly because I’ve had enough of being governed by a bunch of self-serving hypocritical slippery chancers, who’s manifestos did not make me feel that I should rush to the polling station knowing that my future prosperity would be secure and our country would be in safe hands.

I then learned, after one of the biggest cock-ups in our political history, that our Prime Minister and her cabinet appeared to have had little to do with the proposed future government policies as they were conceived in the brains minds of two unelected advisors from Westminster’s ‘La-La Land’ known as the ‘gruesome twosome’ !

Now, after her failed gamble, we have one of the weakest prime ministers ever, who could be ousted at any moment, and who is about to start Brexit negotiations with the EU. Something which she wasn’t in favour of in the first place.

… What could possibly go wrong ? 

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4 Responses to “What a way to run a country !”

  1. Oh, yes, what could possibly go wrong? We can only speculate…

  2. Betty said

    I had decided not to vote in our latest election until it began to look like Donald Trump was going to be the Republican candidate for President. I sighed and said “I HAVE to vote, now, because if I don’t, and Trump wins by only one vote, it will be my fault and I can’t have that. He won, and now I’m going to have to vote in every future election until he is out of office, if I live that long. Sigh.

  3. ebolainfo said

    Did Theresa not read the manifesto before hand? Did she not ask herself as a senior poltician how it will play out with her support base? I wonder?

  4. ginnie said

    Frustration with our elected leaders seems to be catching on …. ugh !

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