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 Post subject: Re: Je suis Corbyn
PostPosted: Wed Oct 05, 2016 9:50 pm 
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Are you denying he is on a walking tour this week? ...
Is it a 'comical' walking tour? Maybe it would just be comical if he was leading the walking tour?

Too much froth, not enough substance.


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 Post subject: Re: Je suis Corbyn
PostPosted: Thu Oct 06, 2016 8:55 am 
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onioneater wrote:
Are you denying he is on a walking tour this week? ...


Obama has played 300 rounds of golf as president. Nobody claims this is comical.
I don't think that an electorate should be reassured that their leaders wear ties and spend time in the office or the golf course while they are organising massive arms sales to facilitate the Saudis to bomb Yemeni children or planning intervention in Libya that destroyed that nation or commanding a military that blatantly breaks a ceasefire.
The statement issued by Corbyn seems perfectly coherent and consistent with his positions whether it was composed on a bench along Hadrian's wall or in a Whitehall office.


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 Post subject: Re: Je suis Corbyn
PostPosted: Thu Oct 06, 2016 6:53 pm 
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Mr Corbyn has just appointed Diane Abott as Shadow Home Secretary.

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 Post subject: Re: Je suis Corbyn
PostPosted: Thu Oct 06, 2016 7:10 pm 
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johnp002 wrote:
onioneater wrote:
Are you denying he is on a walking tour this week? ...


Obama has played 300 rounds of golf as president. Nobody claims this is comical.
I don't think that an electorate should be reassured that their leaders wear ties and spend time in the office or the golf course while they are organising massive arms sales to facilitate the Saudis to bomb Yemeni children or planning intervention in Libya that destroyed that nation or commanding a military that blatantly breaks a ceasefire.
The statement issued by Corbyn seems perfectly coherent and consistent with his positions whether it was composed on a bench along Hadrian's wall or in a Whitehall office.


A round of golf takes approx 4 hours. Did Obama take several full days off in a row during Republican conventions or key policy announcements? Anyway what ever Obama does or doesn't do is just a deflection from the question of Corbyn. His leadership of Labour has become farcical, only outdone by the UKIP omnishambles, but UKIP are not supposed to be the main opposition party, so nobody really cares about their antics.


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 Post subject: Re: Je suis Corbyn
PostPosted: Thu Oct 06, 2016 8:10 pm 
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onioneater wrote:
johnp002 wrote:
onioneater wrote:
Are you denying he is on a walking tour this week? ...


Obama has played 300 rounds of golf as president. Nobody claims this is comical.
I don't think that an electorate should be reassured that their leaders wear ties and spend time in the office or the golf course while they are organising massive arms sales to facilitate the Saudis to bomb Yemeni children or planning intervention in Libya that destroyed that nation or commanding a military that blatantly breaks a ceasefire.
The statement issued by Corbyn seems perfectly coherent and consistent with his positions whether it was composed on a bench along Hadrian's wall or in a Whitehall office.


A round of golf takes approx 4 hours. Did Obama take several full days off in a row during Republican conventions or key policy announcements? Anyway what ever Obama does or doesn't do is just a deflection from the question of Corbyn. His leadership of Labour has become farcical, only outdone by the UKIP omnishambles, but UKIP are not supposed to be the main opposition party, so nobody really cares about their antics.


But is it all Corbyn's fault that its farcical, its not him who launched a pointless leadership challenge, no doubt the same people are planning the same again

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 Post subject: Re: Je suis Corbyn
PostPosted: Sun Oct 09, 2016 11:57 am 
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Yes. Yes it is. Corbyn is useless.


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 Post subject: Re: Je suis Corbyn
PostPosted: Sun Oct 09, 2016 12:19 pm 
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onioneater wrote:
Today there are reports that Corbyn is taking a few days off off to walk Hadrian's Wall with his wife. This is while the Conservative party conference is on and when he should be responding to major policies being announced there. His "leadership" has now reached the comical stage.


I suspect that most of the PLP wish he'd walk the Great Wall of China. It would keep him out of the way for longer. :wink:

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 Post subject: Re: Je suis Corbyn
PostPosted: Tue Oct 11, 2016 3:38 pm 
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May I ask why it's a bad idea to take a short Holiday during your oppositions Party conference?

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 Post subject: Re: Je suis Corbyn
PostPosted: Tue Oct 11, 2016 4:26 pm 
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tulip wrote:
May I ask why it's a bad idea to take a short Holiday during your oppositions Party conference?


If you want to beat the government in the next election, you need to get criticism of government policy in the media. The party conference is often where new policies are launched and existing ones restated. There's also a fair bit of kite flying and the opportunity to get open-goal quotes from some of the less-media-savvy members of the Tory party. With Brexit throwing the Tory party and its policies into turmoil, Labour can improve its electability by attacking ill-thought-out government policies and promoting sensible-sounding alternatives.


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 Post subject: Re: Je suis Corbyn
PostPosted: Tue Oct 11, 2016 4:34 pm 
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"Never interfere with your enemy when they are making a mistake.” - Napoleon.

The Conservatives own Brexit; let them wear it with pride. There will be plenty of opportunities to present a better future after the penny drops with the public.


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 Post subject: Re: Je suis Corbyn
PostPosted: Tue Oct 11, 2016 5:47 pm 
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Coles2 wrote:
"Never interfere with your enemy when they are making a mistake.” - Napoleon.

The Conservatives own Brexit; let them wear it with pride. There will be plenty of opportunities to present a better future after the penny drops with the public.


Do you actually consider Corbyn an effective leader of the Labour Party, with every chance of leading them to electoral success, or do you just blindly support him because he is an ongoing friend of the Sinn Fein leadership, with well-documented IRA sympathies?


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 Post subject: Re: Je suis Corbyn
PostPosted: Wed Oct 12, 2016 12:06 pm 
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Jeremy Corbyn has always been opposed to violence. That doesn't stop him from trying to understand it and those involved.


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 Post subject: Re: Je suis Corbyn
PostPosted: Wed Oct 12, 2016 12:41 pm 
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Coles2 wrote:
Jeremy Corbyn has always been opposed to violence. That doesn't stop him from trying to understand it and those involved.


Really? Apart from his terrible judgement in relation to the IRA campaign, and that of his sidekicks like McDonald, he didn't do a lot more recently to stop his supporters, Momentum and others, from intimidating Labour MPs opposed to his leadership.

Labour should have an open goal in the UK to hoover up the votes of the anti-Brexit side but they will never be a force with this class-war throwback in control.


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 Post subject: Re: Je suis Corbyn
PostPosted: Wed Oct 12, 2016 12:59 pm 
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onioneater wrote:
Coles2 wrote:
Jeremy Corbyn has always been opposed to violence. That doesn't stop him from trying to understand it and those involved.


Really? Apart from his terrible judgement in relation to the IRA campaign.
If we can learn anything from the past it is that talking stops violence. Because of his anti-war principles Corbyn realised that before most. That's real leadership and good judgement.


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 Post subject: Re: Je suis Corbyn
PostPosted: Wed Oct 12, 2016 1:17 pm 
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Boris Johnson has challenged the anti-war movement to go protest outside the Russian embassy as if they are Russian sympathizer if they don't!

Falling off high horses can be fatal!

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