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Boris Johnson seeks to stay in power until the mid-2030s

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That's how deluded he is.

And entitled.

He has no idea how despised he is.

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If he is still PM when the next general election comes around, a dozen scandals and heaps of inflation down the line, the Tories will be wiped out.

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Bojo's acting more like Baby Ping Ping every day !

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However, Johnson said he wanted to serve a third term in office and remain as prime minister until the mid-2030s to give him time to reduce regional economic disparities and make changes to Britain's legal and immigration systems.

Why stop a good thing?

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Thanks to the disastrous Boris Clown Show with their "Humpty Dumpty" leader lately falling off the "Red Wall" after his "Wait, hold my Bollinger!" shenanigans, the Tory Party hacks with this shambolic albatross, flown back to No 10 from Kyiv and Kigali etc, round their necks have now been left dangling from their own zip wire waving their pathetic little Union Jacks, but soon to be hoist with their own political petard.

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Why stop a good thing?

He’d have to start one first.

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Express sisterToday  10:19 am JST

He’d have to start one first.

Someone else would make things better? How?

Just leave Boris be. He isn't hurting anyone.

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If he is still PM when the next general election comes around, a dozen scandals and heaps of inflation down the line, the Tories will be wiped out

Add the fallout from Brexit to that.

Whatever your views on Brexit, anyone serious knew that you’d need a focused, competent leader to deal with Brexit. Johnson’s staying out of the country and got Rees-Mogg gibbering about the benefits of yards as a measurement when asked about the benefits of Brexit up to now.

Total s##tshow.

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JimizoToday  10:22 am JST

Add the fallout from Brexit to that. 

Whatever your views on Brexit, anyone serious knew that you’d need a focused, competent leader to deal with Brexit. Johnson’s staying out of the country and got Rees-Mogg gibbering about the benefits of yards as a measurement when asked about the benefits of Brexit up to now.

Total s##tshow.

What would someone else do differently and what would be the benefit?

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@painkiller

Maybe try and abide by the agreement you negotiated and agreed to for one.

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painkillerToday  10:29 am JST

What would someone else do differently and what would be the benefit?

What's he done so well and who's benefitted? Any sentiient lifeform in a suit with a blue rosette on it could have beat Jeremy Corbyn by the same margin in 2019, Brexit is just a neverending shambles, the whole country's headed down the toilet with inflation and the cost of living crisis and strikes, the Conservative Party is continually on the verge of open revolt and Ukraine is an excuse for photo-ops to make Johnson feel like he's Winston Churchill. It kind of looks like he's doing a pretty awful job but perhaps you have a different perspective because he's supposedly a "conservative" like the ones in the States.

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The mid-2030s?

Fat chance, Boris.

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Did anything good actually come out of Brexit? I have asked a couple of times, but none of the pro-Brexiteers have answered.

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Now that he has trimmed his hair, 2031 seems likely.

He has no idea how despised he is.

Certainly he does, and doesn’t care, and it doesn’t matter. There is nobody who is likely to replace him anytime soon.

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Strangerland....

Did anything good actually come out of Brexit? I have asked a couple of times, but none of the pro-Brexiteers have answered.

Well, thousands of east Europeans have left the UK. Many of the Brexiteers will be overjoyed at this but of course they will not admit to their non PC ideas.

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Well, thousands of east Europeans have left the UK.

How many thousands? Is what you say true, or speculation?

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Boris Johnson seeks to stay in power until the mid-2030s

Johnson could struggle to see in the New Year as Party Leader. That’s 2023.

Johnson has surrounded his premiership with deficiency, inadequacy to fully prepare for political and economic change. The promised Covid independent inquiry has failed to materialise.

This inquiry was essential to learn valuable lessons.

There is also a clear disconnect between government and the people. The people seem to be a afterthought

Reduce green taxes on fuel. In fact, on all essential energy needs for the most venerable in society.

The people must reclaim their rail network from politically ideological vested interests whether left or right.  

Look, the so called Eastern European workers are still being ruthlessly exploited, agency piece work, fake self employment, pattern hours, etc etc

Why do you think there are mountains of luggage at UK airports?????!

The Airlines just sent them packing when Covid struck.

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If he is still PM when the next general election comes around, a dozen scandals and heaps of inflation down the line, the Tories will be wiped out.

The problem is Labour aren't any better... or really any party at this point

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WobotToday  01:19 pm JST

The problem is Labour aren't any better... or really any party at this point

Labour haven't been in power since 2010 so I wouldn't cast judgements like that, especially not when they've got two or so years to shape up before the next election.

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The problem is Labour aren’t any better

Anyone with even a passing knowledge of UK politics knows opposition parties generally don’t reveal too much about policy this far out from an election. Hard to know if they are better or more attractive on this score.

In terms of leadership, Starmer is more palatable to the general public than Johnson according to the polls I’ve seen.

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Jimizo

Today 03:10 pm JST

Anyone with even a passing knowledge of UK politics knows opposition parties generally don’t reveal too much about policy this far out from an election. Hard to know if they are better or more attractive on this score.

The Tories must have thought their windfall tax idea was okay, seeing as Rishi Sunak eventually adopted it.

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Strangerland...

How many thousands? Is what you say true, or speculation?

according to the office of national statistics...

2019...260,000 EU citizens left the UK

2020...190,000.....

So great news if you voted Brexit to say goodbye to foreigners.... Not so good if you are a farmer with fruit to harvest or a hospital patient.

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@Mr Kipling

Strangerland...

How many thousands? Is what you say true, or speculation?

according to the office of national statistics...

2019...260,000 EU citizens left the UK

2020...190,000.....

So great news if you voted Brexit to say goodbye to foreigners.... Not so good if you are a farmer with fruit to harvest or a hospital patient.

The numbers of "leavers" is only one side of the problem. There are also the yearly numbers of "joiners" who stopped incoming around the same time. The crunch is therefore double: no new workers PLUS current workers leaving. In this regard for example, has the NHS been crippled.

What's make the above a complete joke is that ultimately, somewhere down the road, the UK will need to replace "Polish plumbers" by either "Indian", "Hong-Kong", "Chinese", "Ukrainian", etc ones as the positions have to be filled by somebody...anybody...from anywhere...

Thinking about the saying that "NOT ALL Brexit-voters were racists, but ALL racists voted for Brexit" would make this justice very poetic, me thinks...

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