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    (Original post by The Next Left)
    Yeh, maybe David Cameron can give Ed some of the policies he had whilst he was in opposition.



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    It isn't non-existent policies per se, it's his bloody annoying voice that comes out of his nose... EWWW - He would be an embarrassing PM.
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    He's a tool, complete light weight!

    I mean.. his camp voice says it all.
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    no not really, Clegg and Cameron have that honour
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    No, not really. I find him a little awkward at times but he doesn't annoy me.
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    yes, yes, yes you have perfectly summed up everything i hate about this guy, vacuous champagne socialist
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    Yeah, I know what you mean.
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    I also hate how he conducts his personal life. Someone who has children without being married should be banned from public life.
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    He's not too bad, but is a bit annoying. I would of preferred his brother, poor Dave
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    It is actually like watching Forest Gump try and lead a political party sometimes... To be honest it's not just his uselessness, the guy is clearly civil servant material rather than real politician material. Furthermore his features aren't in proportion and it makes him extremely punchable, and his voice is like pulling an over iced tray out of the freezer.
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    (Original post by AskMeAnything)
    Not only does he look like Mr Potato Head, his vacuous rhetoric and criticism without offering ANY viable policies or alternatives just appals me. His performances in the chamber including PMQ's are unprofessional and Ya-boo politics in every instance. He never has anything real to say and he's obsessed with scoring tiny political points with the electorate, as voiced by his fake electioneering populism over graduate taxes. He wasn't even elected by a majority of his party; the unions that bankroll him and his party swung the vote towards him.

    Does anyone else have a deep hate for Red Ed?
    I do. Every single time I hear him speak/lie/deceive/misinform I wish he would just drop dead.

    He has no policies, personality or even any redeeming features worth noting here. Ok, here we go. Political careerist. Check. *******. Check. Poor leader. Check.

    At the rate of his leadership Labour will be dead. If he achieves this, I shall love him deeply. Class warfare is not welcome.

    Here is his leadership 'formula':

    "Anything the coalition proposes, oppose"
    "When asked what we believe, attack the coalition"
    "Never propose an alternative, just attack the status quo"
    "I can't believe it's not Gordon Brown"
    "I am a tit, let me transplant that across to every section of society"

    Does anyone want to protest if this tit becomes PM?
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      (Original post by AskMeAnything)
      Not only does he look like Mr Potato Head, his vacuous rhetoric and criticism without offering ANY viable policies or alternatives just appals me. His performances in the chamber including PMQ's are unprofessional and Ya-boo politics in every instance. He never has anything real to say and he's obsessed with scoring tiny political points with the electorate, as voiced by his fake electioneering populism over graduate taxes. He wasn't even elected by a majority of his party; the unions that bankroll him and his party swung the vote towards him.

      Does anyone else have a deep hate for Red Ed?
      That's the Labour party for you.
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      (Original post by Teveth)
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      And now we wait
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      Nasal voice you say? *youtubes*

      Oh god. :rofl:
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      (Original post by Butted)
      And now we wait
      I haven't had a good duel with teveth yet.

      I wait with baited breath....
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      (Original post by AskMeAnything)
      Not only does he look like Mr Potato Head, his vacuous rhetoric and criticism without offering ANY viable policies or alternatives just appals me. His performances in the chamber including PMQ's are unprofessional and Ya-boo politics in every instance. He never has anything real to say and he's obsessed with scoring tiny political points with the electorate, as voiced by his fake electioneering populism over graduate taxes. He wasn't even elected by a majority of his party; the unions that bankroll him and his party swung the vote towards him.

      Does anyone else have a deep hate for Red Ed?
      David Cameron's performance isn't much better or profesional, doesn't care to answer half of the questions asked to him and takes the electorate for fools. If Ed plays Ya-boo politics then David plays bully-boy politics.

      That doesn't make me a supporter of Ed Milliband, quite frankly he is a lightweight and unfortunately his voice does means people are less likely to take him seriously.
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      I hate Cameron and Clegg but I don't think Miliband is the right person to lead the Labour Party, just doesn't have the anything charismatic about him.
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      He does look weird, and he sounds nasal...like he has a permanent blocked nose. Don't like him.
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      He's not as aggressive as a leader should be. He should be tearing holes through Cameron by now.
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      It's funny. Prior to his victory in the leadership contest, Ed was painted as a radical, an extremist, a far left revolutionary and all the rest of it. He was even dubbed Red Ed. After the public refused to buy all that nonsense and Labour soared ahead in the polls, the media propaganda machine is now attempting to paint him as a lightweight with no policies to speak of. You just could not make this up. And what's worse... people like the OP are buying it!

      Aside from that ridiculous contradiction, there are two points in the OP I would like to address, very briefly.

      1. You cannot talk about Ed being a political point scorer if you're a supporter of either Cameron or Clegg. Cameron's entire time in opposition was spent playing the PR and point scoring game. Ed's just doing what is unfortunately necessary for a modern day politician. He's no worse than anyone else, in that respect. At least during PMQs he hasn't resorted to the bullying tactics adopted by Cameron. He's been nothing but a gentleman.

      2. He was not elected by a minority of his party. That is a complete lie. The Labour Party is bigger than the MPs who sit in the Commons - I wish people would take the time to understand the Labour Party and what it consists of, and the historical reasons for it, instead of spouting misinformation. Regardless of that, the Labour Party, including the Parliamentary Labour Party, is fully behind Ed as leader. The party has not been this united in a long time.

      Ed's our leader and he will one day be our Prime Minister. Get used to it.
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      I think the 'Red Ed' tag is particularly funny, his Dad would be furious at how centrist his sons have turned out, he's not even nearly 'radically' left wing. He's centre-left, and more centre than left.

      It does annoy me how people seem to have the idea that he was either not elected by a majority or was somehow elected by the unions. First off, the unions don't have block votes so when you say 'voted in by the unions' you actually mean 'voted in by working people'. And he still won large amounts of support from the MPs and party members, the fact he won so many second preference votes show that he's liked by a lot in the party, you need a broad church of support to be a good leader. I voted for David first preference, Ed second. The whole point of AV is that I could say that whilst I liked David more, I'd be happy with Ed. And in fact, in terms of policy, I'm much closer to Ed.

      He's taking time to come up with thought out policies, with a massive policy and party review taking place now. Isn't that what you'd expect and hope for from a leader of a party that's just lost power after 13 years in office? I'd much sooner have that than going gung-ho with ill thought-out plans that you have to u-turn immediately, a la Michael Gove.
     
     
     
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