Theresa May - Not up to the Job of PM?

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Not sure that's part of our psyche though...
Maybe not. But sometimes we all have to take a pragmatic approach as there is no point in destroying or seriously damaging that which we wish to extract if we can live with it as it is. One of these things where we have to understand the difference between what we want to happen or do, and what is the right thing to happen or do. If in the process of extracting something that I cherish I destroy or seriously damage it - maybe the right thing to do is to just leave it where it is and treasure it there.
 

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Maybe not. But sometimes we all have to take a pragmatic approach as there is no point in destroying or seriously damaging that which we wish to extract if we can live with it as it is. One of these things where we have to understand the difference between what we want to happen or do, and what is the right thing to happen or do. If in the process of extracting something that I cherish I destroy or seriously damage it - maybe the right thing to do is to just leave it where it is and treasure it there.
Can't disagree with that on a philosophical level but sometimes you have to break an egg to make an omelette. Some people aren't fussed if the shell comes apart in half a dozen pieces whereas I like it to be in 2 pieces.
 
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Can't disagree with that on a philosophical level but sometimes you have to break an egg to make an omelette. Some people aren't fussed if the shell comes apart in half a dozen pieces whereas I like it to be in 2 pieces.
...and once you have that omelette you are stuck with it if you change your mind - difficult to get an omelette back into the eggshell - no matter how carefully and perfectly you crack open the egg :)
 

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Maybe not. But sometimes we all have to take a pragmatic approach as there is no point in destroying or seriously damaging that which we wish to extract if we can live with it as it is. One of these things where we have to understand the difference between what we want to happen or do, and what is the right thing to happen or do. If in the process of extracting something that I cherish I destroy or seriously damage it - maybe the right thing to do is to just leave it where it is and treasure it there.

Bureaucracy begats bureaucracy begats bureaucracy ad infinitum...
At some point our pockets simply stop being deep enough to fund all this...
And, a halt has to be called for...
 
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...and once you have that omelette you are stuck with it if you change your mind - difficult to get an omelette back into the eggshell - no matter how carefully and perfectly you crack open the egg :)
And the people said they wanted an omelette and are now waiting for the waiter to deliver it. Unfortunately it would appear no one in government knows how to make what the people have asked for, but they haven't changed their mind yet, they still want an omelette.
 
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And the people said they wanted an omelette and are now waiting for the waiter to deliver it. Unfortunately it would appear no one in government knows how to make what the people have asked for, but they haven't changed their mind yet, they still want an omelette.
And they are being egged on by some who only know how to scramble eggs...and are pretty rotten stinkers of bad eggs at that :)

And meanwhile Mrs May is learning how to boil an egg and is not doing such a good job of that.
 

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Good news for Theresa May with her chief rival for PM in the press - reading BJ's mrs has finally had enough of his alleged repeated extra martial shenanigans, getting divorced.

Not ideal for a wannabee PM, last single PM was Macdonald in 1935.

Will this work against him politically?


So Boris could be in the lonely hearts column soon - what would his ad say?

- "cuddly middle aged wannabee politican seeks lady for chats and maybe more, location Westminster. Hobbies -Likes jogging in the park, jolly japes and insulting those of a foreign persuasion. Solvent, own flat and electric bicycle.....wanna make it a tandem then get in touch ....wooof"
 

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I don't know that anyone cares in this day and age. Better divorced and single than constantly cheating on his wife.
Doesn't matter with Joe Bloggs, no-one cares there but it matters when you're very high profile poltician/celebrity wanting to hold position of prime minister, can/will be used by opponents to weaken him, show a lack of moral fibre, unsuitability for PM etc etc.
If you want to be PM and have mistresses too you need to be more discreet or better still show some respect to your spouse/children and not do it. Is it not another sign of Boris's lack of personal qualities needed to lead?
It's the older generation that Johnson gets support from most, they're perhaps less tolerant of such behaviour...alleged. Time will tell.
 
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Doesn't matter with Joe Bloggs, no-one cares there but it matters when you're very high profile poltician/celebrity wanting to hold position of prime minister, can/will be used by opponents to weaken him, show a lack of moral fibre, unsuitability for PM etc etc.
If you want to be PM and have mistresses too you need to be more discreet or better still show some respect to your spouse/children and not do it. Is it not another sign of Boris's lack of personal qualities needed to lead?
It's the older generation that Johnson gets support from most, they're perhaps less tolerant of such behaviour...alleged. Time will tell.
And one might just wonder what insight the, perhaps soon to be, ex-Mrs Johnson could have on the ambitions and workings of her, perhaps soon to be, ex-husband.
 
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So how is our PM doing? That PM for whom Johnson, Gove and all the other pretenders bravely and honourably stood aside for as the proverbial was about to hit the fan - as indeed it has in an almighty spattering. And they stand to the side hurling brickbats and blaming May. And she struggles on gamely but totally ineffectually - and indeed presenting a rather desperate figure - trying to sell an answer to the unanswerable riddle of Brexit.

Oh how I want some really honesty from her at the Tory Party Conference - and not more of this recent faux frustration and confected anger over the EU and the Brexit negotiations that she seems to think we - the Great British public - are stupid enough to buy in to. When those who can see - see it for just what it is - an inauthentic fop to those who who are just straining at the leash to stab her in the back.
 

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So how is our PM doing? That PM for whom Johnson, Gove and all the other pretenders bravely and honourably stood aside for as the proverbial was about to hit the fan - as indeed it has in an almighty spattering. And they stand to the side hurling brickbats and blaming May. And she struggles on gamely but totally ineffectually - and indeed presenting a rather desperate figure - trying to sell an answer to the unanswerable riddle of Brexit.

Oh how I want some really honesty from her at the Tory Party Conference - and not more of this recent faux frustration and confected anger over the EU and the Brexit negotiations that she seems to think we - the Great British public - are stupid enough to buy in to. When those who can see - see it for just what it is - an inauthentic fop to those who who are just straining at the leash to stab her in the back.
So you KNOW its faux frustration and confected anger do you? You have inside knowledge that its not genuine? She's phoned you and told you its all for effect has she?

Obviously another one of your opinions expressed as facts more like.
 
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