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RedToothBrush Wed 22-May-19 21:03:45

On the Eve of the EU Elections that we never met to happen, and we don't know what the next hour next mind day might bring.

Farage is enjoying the theatre of milkshakes. It means he gets attention and gets to play the victim. And avoid talking about his dodgy friends and even dodgier financing. The Brexit Party are polling so highly its possible he could be PM. And boy does he know it. The temptation is there and its too much to resist.

May has refused to resign so far tonight after a day of asking her to. The 1922 Committee refused to change the rules to help oust her - possibly because they don't want the next PM to be beset with challenges to the leadership at the drop of a hat. Graham Brady is seeing her on Friday... The ERG are not happy bunnies.

May is still apparently planning to plough on with the WAB with a referendum possibly attached. Though this remains to be seen.

Meanwhile Leadsom has just quit the Cabinet. She was one of the Brexit 'Pizza Club'. Rumours are this might be the Cabinet withdrawing support for her. Though Gove has said he doesn't intend to resign (tonight at least).

Rumour is that May's senior staff have abandoned her to let her make the decision to go. And rumours are that when Leadsom rang May to tell her she was leaving cabinet, May didn't tell her senior staff. This comes two weeks after rumours where that Phillip May was at the point of telling her it was time to resign. The rumours of course may be just that, rumours but it's hard to see how or why anyone would tell her to carry on now.

And so tomorrow. Who would vote for this utter shower of shit? Even if you were the most loyal of Tories?

The thing tomorrow is to get the remain vote out. It doesn't matter ultimately what people vote for. Every vote cast for remain keeps the Brexit Party popular vote down. Even if it doesn't win seats. And that is psychologically important.

Tomorrow make sure EVERYONE you know who is anti brexit party votes. More so if they are a Remainer voting for a Remain party, but also if they are solid Labour or the rarest of things, a true blue.

It MATTERS. Narratives will be set.

If you are not sure if you are registered to vote, please TRY ANYWAY. The worst case is you are turned away and have lost 20 mins of your life. But you might also be able to vote and that might change the course of events.

Talk to people tomorrow. Remind them. Make sure it's about preventing a hard right foothold. Apathy will destroy our futures. Being fed up of politicians so refusing to vote is actively shooting yourself in the face.

Who am I voting for?

Still no idea. But I will vote.

Whisky2014 Wed 22-May-19 21:40:56

Pmk. Sunday! Ffs

Ellie56 Wed 22-May-19 21:42:31

Even though she's maybe blocking somebody worse (how on earth is that possible?!).

But it is possible isn't it? She could be blocking loathsome Andrea or Clown Boris.

NoWordForFluffy Wed 22-May-19 21:43:55

Postal votes are even more of an anticlimax! You don't get to experience that church hall smell when you vote at home!

pointythings Wed 22-May-19 21:44:20

Projectile Milk King.

See? You can plaicemat with a milkshake!

BoreOfWhabylon Wed 22-May-19 21:44:23

PMK

Interesting times.

lonelyplanetmum Wed 22-May-19 21:44:32

A despondent mat placed here.

1tisILeClerc Wed 22-May-19 21:44:35

Been watching about Hitler and eugenics. Interesting, frightening and horrible.
Worrying that it is not too far away from where we are with Brexit.
Schoolchildren asked to do family trees in class, then if any family members had particular illnesses they risked being compulsorily sterilised.
The principle ideas were not just from Germany.

NoWordForFluffy Wed 22-May-19 21:45:17

But it is possible isn't it? She could be blocking loathsome Andrea or Clown Boris.

We're in such a mess in this country when we can get worse than the current godawful incumbent. It beggars belief.

BestIsWest Wed 22-May-19 21:46:33

Pmk

OhYouBadBadKitten Wed 22-May-19 21:47:09

I'd normally be helping at a polling station, but I'm working all day. I'm scared that I might accidentally forget to vote. blush

woman19 Wed 22-May-19 21:48:09

Thank you red and all.

Tomorrow make sure EVERYONE you know who is anti brexit party votes

If you are not sure if you are registered to vote, please TRY ANYWAY

Please vote, or try to, and get everyone you know to vote too.

@JolyonMaugham
'Shouting "milkshake" at a Far Right rally' is the new 'Shouting "fire" in a crowded theatre'.

Discuss.

Lookingforpizza Wed 22-May-19 21:48:11

PMK, I took a bit of a break from Brexit but looks like drama is ramping up again so I’ll dive back in. Will be voting Green tomorrow.

ThereWillBeAdequateFood Wed 22-May-19 21:49:03

We're in such a mess in this country when we can get worse than the current godawful incumbent

It can always get worse sad

Pmk, thanks for the thread I’ve been busy and have clearly missed loads.

HazardGhost Wed 22-May-19 21:49:58

Scooby yup me...glad I'm not the only one who loves voting days! But agree with susan it's an anti climax until I give myself the warm fussies of having done my civic duties, aren't I good and women fought for this, IM A RESPONSIBLE CITIZEN

The build up to it this time around is even bigger for me because I very literally don't get out much so it'll be a nice trip out.

Must must get a life somehow...but I am learning so much so it has it's swings and round abouts.

yolofish Wed 22-May-19 21:52:41

hazard exactly that about doing your duty and being a GROWN UP! Ours has moved from the Village Hall to the Scout Hut for the EU elections; all our votes are held in the Village Hall, and in a very Brexit area I am suspicious... but will be down there anyway.

HazardGhost Wed 22-May-19 21:52:44

woman shouting milkshake near me would just bring about a very special hazard rendition of Kelis's my milkshake brings all the boys to the yard grin

HazardGhost Wed 22-May-19 21:54:36

yolo embrace the scout the hut perhaps the villiage hall was booked up? Im very envious ours is just in a school.

ThereWillBeAdequateFood Wed 22-May-19 21:55:13

Ushouting milkshake near me would just bring about a very special hazard rendition of Kelis's my milkshake brings all the boys to the yard^

grin

TheNorthWestPawsage Wed 22-May-19 22:11:53

pmk

DGRossetti Wed 22-May-19 22:12:42

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IrenetheQuaint Wed 22-May-19 22:15:37

confused

RhubarbIsEvil Wed 22-May-19 22:15:52

My milkshakes bring all the boys to the yard, my Farage is better than yours.

ContinuityError Wed 22-May-19 22:18:46

My Farage is a lactose intolerant.

Motheroffourdragons Wed 22-May-19 22:18:50

PMK

Looking cute as if butter wouldn't melt - but that's only when asleep. These two are more dragons than kittens!

woman19 Wed 22-May-19 22:23:58

Are these your new ones mother? They look gorgeous.

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