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I have never felt so bleak

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Alanis126 · 14/12/2019 17:33

The whole thing, Brexit, Johnson re-elected has put me in a pit of despair. I hate what the UK has become. Can someone, anyone recommend a website or something where I can connect with like minded people? I cannot function and I don't want to carry on like this

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Devereux1 · 21/12/2019 12:04


I don't like that you are insinuating you are reasonable and I am hysterical by what you choose to engage with and misrepresent.
But it is you who insinuated I was reasonable, not me.
So you're saying that what I am choosing to engage with is portraying me as reasonable...?

You are painting yourself as non partisan
Not at all. I am open with my views. This thread is about OP feeling bleak and their despair. One doesn't have to hold any view on any particular side to offer help to someone who feels bleak and in despair. Or do you think someone must hold only your views to be able to try and assist another experiencing despair?

but you are not willing to broach the subject of the fact our prime minister broke the law for his own ends
I addressed Vote Leave of which he was part, which is what you were talked about. Do you still think the election is a result of Vote Leave's actions, and absolutely nothing else?

By painting yourself as the teacher to us all
Your perception seems to be as me a teacher. That's your choice. Maybe that's because you have something to learn?

Petronius16 · 23/12/2019 10:40

If Labour had withdrawn the whip from any of their MP’s to ensure it got what the leader wanted I would have the same opinion.

30 Labour MP’s voted against their leader’s wishes and are still in the party.

Johnson voted against his party a couple of times (I think) and is still in the party.

Throwing out long serving MP’s like Ken Clark and Nicholas Soames is just so cynical.

MPs are not delegates from their constituencies, which means their actions are governed by their determination to in the best interests of their constituency, their party and the country as a whole. They may decide they want to follow their leader, but until now they didn't have to.

Johnson has blown that apart, they have no choice if they want to be an MP.

Binswangers · 24/05/2020 13:13


I really dislike these utterly useless posts. If you can't say anything positive or supportive why bother wasting your time upsetting someone you don't even know.

I've got a fabulous job and I know exactly where the OP is coming from.

Mintjulia · 24/05/2020 13:34

So you have already left the UK, moved to Ireland, and yet are still in despair.

Then the thing to do is to come home and stand for office. Get out there and explain to/convince people that belonging to the EU and having a more socialist model is better.

Because all those people who voted Tory did so with the best of intentions and within a democratic model. Debate is essential. Having a positive conversation is far better than sitting off stage somewhere feeling down.

Noextremes2017 · 30/05/2020 16:11

One can only hope that one day the whole country will see Johnson for what he really is.

But even if he was caught shagging the Downing Street cat some sections of the Tory media would find a reason to excuse him.

Noextremes2017 · 30/05/2020 16:15

And let's not forget - we had a pretty dismal choice at the last election:

A man who would bankrupt the country with his clueless mis-handing of any crisis ........... or Jeremy Corbyn.

I'd have voted for the Downing Street cat over either of them.

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