05/02/2020 · 1:41 pm
This was first posted on Facebook on 5th February 2020, with support from my Ko-Fi network.
I am not a fan of PMQs.
The format, which alternates grovelling questions from Tories inviting self-praise from the PM, with questions from Labour and from the SNP, isn’t really conductive to anything except letting the Tory PM self-praise and spout BS.
(I am not arguing that Blair or Brown’s PMQs were any better, but the last time I listened to a Labour PM at PMQs was at least a decade ago.)
I listened today because it’s the first PMQs after Brexit, and Boris Johnson was taking them himself instead of squirrelling off somewhere else and handing the job to one of his minions.
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04/02/2020 · 12:41 pm
This was first posted on Facebook on 4th February 2020, with support from my Ko-Fi network.
Boris Johnson and his Ministers said a lot of stuff over the weekend about breaking the Withdrawal Agreement.
He may actually mean what he said, but we don’t know if he does, because we can’t trust anything Boris Johnson says.
And at the moment, this is all just words. Lots and lots of wild, distracting, frightening words.
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