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Will the Queen have any option but to appoint Corbyn PM?

Will the Lib Dems and Tory dissidents then have any option but to work with Corbyn to secure an A.50 extension and organise a second referendum?

Given that will take some time and require debate as to what the options on the ballot paper will be, does that not mean Corbyn will likely be PM until at least the Spring?

And who will the Tories elect as new leader? Gove, Hunt, Javid? Give me a break... Farage will clean up, and that will be the end of the Conservative party...

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Sun Sep 8th, 2019 at 11:15:38 AM EST
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Boris is killing the Conservative Party anyway. The further he wades into lies and skulduggery, the more centrist/Remainer Conservatives will withdraw support, to which his response, we have seen, is to unleash a Cummings purge on them - or probably, like Amber Rudd, they will resign the whip themselves. The further the Tories loyal to him follow him into ultra-right national-populism (isn't fascism a shorter term for the same thing?), the more they will resemble the BXP. Warning: watch what happened to the French historic conservatives when they were led further right (by Sarkozy, more recently by Wauquiez) in an attempt to fish in the Front National's waters. Shrinking importance, loss of relevance and governmental status, blitzed in elections. Voters prefer the real thing to the ersatz.

As for your other questions, my crystal ball just conked out. I think, however, it would be normal that there be discussions with a view to forming a government, before the Queen received advice as to whom to appoint PM. Corbyn would naturally be in a position of force in any such negotiations.

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Won't be nothing
Nothing you can measure anymore
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by john_evans (john(dot)evans(dot)et(at)gmail(dot)com) on Sun Sep 8th, 2019 at 11:43:24 AM EST
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