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Re: The UK thread

Post by Witness » Sat Nov 30, 2019 4:38 am

Not the Onion:
Ridicule and disbelief as Boris Johnson insists he's never told a single lie in his whole political career

'He was sacked twice for lying. So when he says he has never lied, he’s literally lying,' says Jo Swinson

Boris Johnson has prompted widespread ridicule after claiming he has never told a lie during his political career in a televised interview.

Appearing on ITV, the prime minister was asked whether he could look the presenter “in the eye” and say he had never lied in his career – spanning back to 2001 when he was first elected as an MP.

“Absolutely not, absolutely not,” Mr Johnson replied. “I have never tried to deceive the public and I’ve always tried to be absolutely frank.”

Pressed again, he continued: “I may have got things wrong, I may have been mistaken, but I’ve never tried to deceive people about the way I see things.”

Mr Johnson later added: “I am not going to pretend that in my political career I have not said or done things that have caused offence. I’ve made mistakes, I’ve certainly made mistakes."
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/p ... 25601.html

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Re: The UK thread

Post by Witness » Sun Dec 01, 2019 1:21 am

Boris has a colorful dad:




Or here: https://twitter.com/tezilyas/status/1176541067711262720 (video at the link)

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Re: The UK thread

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Mon Dec 02, 2019 12:45 am

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Re: The UK thread

Post by asthmatic camel » Mon Dec 02, 2019 1:20 pm

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Shit happens. The older you get, the more often shit happens. So you have to try not to give a shit even when you do. Because, if you give too many shits, you've created your own shit creek and there's no way out other than swimming through the shit. Oh, and fuck.

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Re: The UK thread

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Mon Dec 02, 2019 5:50 pm

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Post by Doctor X » Wed Dec 04, 2019 9:31 am

The fact they refer to it as "victuals."

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Re: The UK thread

Post by Anaxagoras » Wed Dec 04, 2019 10:07 am

That's a real poster? They were saying that getting pissed and fighting was a good, British sort of thing?

I mean, I am aware that that's a bit of a stereotype about Brits, but I didn't realize it was openly celebrated by "Licensed Victuallers".

Also, they look more like they're dancing than fighting.
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Re: The UK thread

Post by Witness » Thu Dec 05, 2019 2:33 am

Map of the clans:

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Re: The UK thread

Post by Giz » Thu Dec 05, 2019 2:57 am

MacNeil here. Although I’ve only been to Barra once.

“Niall of the nine hostages” - I wonder what colorful founding figures the other clans have (to lazy to look up)

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Re: The UK thread

Post by asthmatic camel » Thu Dec 05, 2019 7:20 pm

Stewart/Stuart here on my mother's side.
Shit happens. The older you get, the more often shit happens. So you have to try not to give a shit even when you do. Because, if you give too many shits, you've created your own shit creek and there's no way out other than swimming through the shit. Oh, and fuck.

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Re: The UK thread

Post by Witness » Thu Dec 05, 2019 8:28 pm

↑ I was intrigued/amused by the Oliphant name.




Boris Johnson said UK's poorest communities are made-up of 'chavs,' 'burglars,' 'drug addicts,' and 'losers'
  • Boris Johnson wrote that Britain's poorest communities "[supply] us with the chavs, the losers, the burglars, the drug addicts..."
  • In a newspaper column from 2005 unearthed by Business Insider, Johnson claimed that the poorest 20% live on "run-down estates" and only vote for Labour in the "deluded hope of bigger hand-outs."
  • Johnson also suggested in 2013 that economic inequality was inevitable due to lower intelligence among low-earners.
  • Labour's David Lammy accused the prime minister of showing 'disdain for working-class people.'
https://www.businessinsider.com/boris-j ... rs-2019-11

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Re: The UK thread

Post by sparks » Thu Dec 05, 2019 8:38 pm

Wow, that fucker is every bit as offensive and stupid as the Orange Fucktard isn't he?
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Re: The UK thread

Post by Witness » Thu Dec 05, 2019 9:13 pm

↑ They are secret twins. :P

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Re: The UK thread

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Dec 05, 2019 9:22 pm

It sounds like "Social Darwinism" minus the racial overtones.
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Re: The UK thread

Post by Witness » Thu Dec 05, 2019 9:48 pm

↑ What unites them all is that they always consider self-evident being part of the Master Race™.