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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Thu Jun 7th, 2018 at 05:15:57 PM EST
each fudge is itended to hold for a shorter and shorter time, the contradictions and policy contortions are beginning to collide with each other.

I believe there's an important meeting in brussels soon. I suspect that this is where everything will begin to unravel. It's not that they won't try to bluff their way out, but I'm getting the sense from the blogs that people within the tory party are just losing patience with the whole sorry incompetent mess

keep to the Fen Causeway

by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Thu Jun 7th, 2018 at 06:18:02 PM EST
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"The whole sorry incompetence mess" is inherent to the situation.  Tories can fantasize removing May will do something to address problems facing and within the Tory government.  

It won't

She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre

by ATinNM on Fri Jun 8th, 2018 at 01:19:39 PM EST
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