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Just now, Rico1304 said:

Blair would have battered Johnson. But Momentum want him in The Hague. 

That's the 2019 Blair, Rico.  I'm obliged that you read my post, but at least make it to the second line!

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12 minutes ago, Numero Veinticinco said:

Mining constituency voting for Tories. 
 

Fuck this shit. 


Sons of the sons of miners. 
 

They are not their parents, they’re the spoon fed scare tactics of insular, parochial politics and we sleep walked in to this. 

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3 minutes ago, Tj hooker said:

Were was that pal 

It was a Brexit party fella on sky news, my mistake, I thought it was a Tory MP. I mis-heard the first bit of the conversation. Bercow had him on toast though. 

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6 minutes ago, Jose Jones said:

1997 Blair would have won an absolute massive Labour majority.  

2019 Blair wouldn't, but 97 Blair and New Labour would have smashed the Tories to bits.

He would have positioned the party firmly as remain and aimed to keep as many northern Labour leavers as possible whist going after Tory and Lib Dem remainers in the south. In many ways the reverse of the current Tory strategy.

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14 minutes ago, MegadriveMan said:

1997 Tony Blair would have lost this election tonight. There is nobody in the current Labour party that would have won.

Don’t be silly. 1997 Blair would have ran absolute rings around this shot show of a Tory government. Energy & verve & optimism is precisely what was needed. Corbyn’s leadership has been Roy Hodgson managing Liverpool levels of farce. There’s some who wanted him in because he wasn’t the status-quo & there’s others that supported him because they love the ‘club’. But it’s been clear as day for years that all he’d eventually succeed doing is in legitimising Tory rule by taking a democratic hammering. And like Hodgson he’s not the kind of man to ever leave of his own accord when it was clear moons ago he & his team were never the people to see the job through.

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I know a couple of scouse Tory voters who live out of the city now. 

 

I've just asked them on social media if they think the Tories will leave the central government cuts to Liverpool at £444m, or if they'll hammer us even more. 

 

I don't expect an answer. 

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I've lived in the Midlands my whole life, and The S*n racist narrative is all around here, and growing since the referendum result.

 

It's no coincidence that Liverpool has such a heavy remain/Labour support as a result of not having that disgusting rag anywhere near the City for 30 years. 

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5 minutes ago, clangers said:

He would have positioned the party firmly as remain and aimed to keep as many northern Labour leavers as possible whist going after Tory and Lib Dem remainers in the south. In many ways the reverse of the current Tory strategy.

How do you keep people by doing the exact opposite of what they want to happen?

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Just now, Strontium Dog™ said:

Alan Johnson really sticking the boot into Momentum and Lansman on ITV, Osborne pissing himself laughing and Ed Balls sort of nodding along. Looks like the revenge of New Labour.

Thoughts on the Lib Dem performance SD? 

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6 minutes ago, Bruce Spanner said:

So, we’re pining for Blair and further deregulation which put us in the quagmire? 
 

Fucking hell.

This is exactly what the establishment wants.

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9 minutes ago, MegadriveMan said:

Explain how the 97 Blair would have won tonight without his pals in The S*n helping him?

Because Johnson is a barely sentient hippo and Blair speaks very, very well. Blair would have had 3 years to convince those leave voting Labour voters it was dumb. 

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1 minute ago, Strontium Dog™ said:

 

Bit premature isn't it? I don't know how many seats we've won.

Well, we can safely say you haven't won 635...

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3 minutes ago, Strontium Dog™ said:

 

Bit premature isn't it? I don't know how many seats we've won.

Shut the fuck up about Labour then you bloody hypocrite. 

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2 minutes ago, MegadriveMan said:

How do you keep people by doing the exact opposite of what they want to happen?

By being much better at communicating how voting for the Tories were going to fuck them over.  By being much better at communicating hope and competence.  By being much better at controlling and delivering the message.

1997 Blair with these policies would have won easily, in my opinion.

 

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Just now, Rico1304 said:

Because Johnson is a barely sentient hippo and Blair speaks very, very well. Blair would have had 3 years to convince those leave voting Labour voters it was dumb. 

While the media hammers Blair for going against the will of the people, and how he hates democracy. 

 

I imagine the antisemitism shouts would still be going too. 

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