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Do you mean, he would threeaten to go suicidal and have the MPs supporting him prevent any PM candidate?

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.
by DoDo on Fri Jun 5th, 2009 at 04:46:09 PM EST
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well in the current climate, he could go to the queen and say, I can no longer govern, then an election would be called, and four weeks down the road, a lot of people from his party would become ex-MPs

The threat of suddenly having to look for a real job is something that will keep some in line.

Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.

by ceebs (ceebs (at) eurotrib (dot) com) on Fri Jun 5th, 2009 at 05:02:16 PM EST
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But there are a lot of Labour MEPs who think they can get reelected more easily if they oust Brown first so someone else leads the party to defeat in the next general election.

The brainless should not be in banking. — Willem Buitler
by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Fri Jun 5th, 2009 at 07:49:41 PM EST
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