Why on earth did Boris not hold his meeting virtually?

(55 Posts)
Lumene Mon 16-Nov-20 18:11:55

Totally unnecessary for him and the MPs to have met face to face surely?

The advice is to work from home where possible, why on earth did they not follow it?!?

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OpheliasCrayon Mon 16-Nov-20 18:15:24

Because he is a twat who can't follow his own rules
Much like cummings
And that scottish woman

Seems to be a running theme

tobee Mon 16-Nov-20 18:15:44

Because rules are only for the little people?

Because he's a ginormous asshat?

IceCreamAndCandyfloss Mon 16-Nov-20 18:23:21

Lots of workplaces are still doing face to face meetings, really don’t understand it.

Lumene Mon 16-Nov-20 18:48:26

Hmmm it seems the correct answer is f. All of the above.

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Ferrero12345 Mon 16-Nov-20 18:50:10

Because backbench Tory MPs need photo ops with Boris to brag about on social media

RuleWithAWoodenFoot Mon 16-Nov-20 18:50:31

Hehe, ginormous asshat...


Hayeahnobut Mon 16-Nov-20 18:53:46

The MPs he was meeting with are part of the 'Common Sense Group' grin

Sunbird24 Mon 16-Nov-20 18:56:48

Depends on the classification of the discussions they needed to have. You can’t talk at Secret on Zoom...

MushMonster Mon 16-Nov-20 19:00:22

Well their conversations are sensitive, and they would need a great deal of IT security, so I can see why they meet in person if possible.
I was actually wondering how do they manage to hold meetings internationally. I can see hackers going crazy!

BefuddledPerson Mon 16-Nov-20 19:01:48

Because he is a twat

I second this answer

noblegiraffe Mon 16-Nov-20 19:02:07

Why do people keep insisting that Boris can't possibly have virtual meetings when we know he had virtual cabinet meetings in the first lockdown?

Trying to make excuses for the incompetent bellend.

LonnyVonnyWilsonFrickett Mon 16-Nov-20 19:03:43


The MPs he was meeting with are part of the 'Common Sense Group' grin

@Hayeahnobut are you serious? That's possibly the greatest thing I've ever heard. Common Sense Twats grin

OpheliasCrayon Mon 16-Nov-20 19:03:47

Oh also because he knew he'd fucked up by being an enormous twunt and there's a massive no.10 reshuffle / apology situation going on... cummings left and all that. So I feel like he sought out anyone who may have covid to give himself a reason to isolate and not deal with his shit show.

luckylavender Mon 16-Nov-20 19:04:08

@Sunbird24 - you can. It is possible to turn off all recording.

Sunbird24 Mon 16-Nov-20 19:19:32

@luckylavender turning off recording isn’t enough, the data still gets transmitted over the internet and would be susceptible to intercept. Shouldn’t really be talking at anything above official on Zoom, at least that’s the guidance in my department

luckylavender Mon 16-Nov-20 19:32:08

I did a highly confidential meeting over Zoom recently, subject to top level classification & was allowed to as it was considered secure.

3littlewords Mon 16-Nov-20 19:37:05

More importantly why does Carrie not make him brush his friggin hair especially when he's going on live TV

PleasantVille Mon 16-Nov-20 19:43:33


More importantly why does Carrie not make him brush his friggin hair especially when he's going on live TV

Presumably because he isn't a child and she isnt his mother or are you joking?

onedayinthefuture Mon 16-Nov-20 19:44:49

These people like to hobnob and the rules are for the little people not us.

onedayinthefuture Mon 16-Nov-20 19:45:11

I mean not *them

Zandathepanda Mon 16-Nov-20 19:53:08

He purposefully ruffles his hair just before he’s on air for his carefully crafted buffoon persona. There are videos of him doing this. That’s ok when you are a comedian/after-dinner speaker but not PM who is thick enough to get covid twice by his stupid actions.

ChizzleMeNizzle Mon 16-Nov-20 19:56:27

This is all very convenient for him, I think he's at breaking point.

Fishier than an otters pocket, if you ask me.

YogaLite Mon 16-Nov-20 20:42:24

Yes, I think as usual he gets his minions to do his dirty work, otherwise he would have been asked about DC drama or even what role Carrie played in all this. Imagine him squirming at that!

GrumblyMumblyisnotJumbly Mon 16-Nov-20 20:56:45

@Sunbird24 Are you seriously suggesting that the Government have no secure methods of holding remote national and international meetings and that all their meetings happen in person? If so you might find you’re invited to join the aforementioned ‘common sense group*’.

*please note that using common sense is not a pre-requisite of membership

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