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    I think that Geoff Boycott should be on Question Tome. No-one can start an argument quicker. No idea of his politics though.
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    Interesting to see Bernie Sander's older brother, Larry, standing for the Greens in Witney. The media attention and name recognition could help them there at Labour's expense.
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    I think James Delingpole would make a good QT guest.
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    (Original post by Saoirse:3)
    Interesting to see Bernie Sander's older brother, Larry, standing for the Greens in Witney. The media attention and name recognition could help them there at Labour's expense.
    I can't see them winning at any rate but I agree it will definitely help them.
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    (Original post by Aph)
    I can't see them winning at any rate but I agree it will definitely help them.
    Of course, it'd be a massive shock if it's anything other than a very, very comfortable Tory victory.
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    (Original post by Saoirse:3)
    Interesting to see Bernie Sander's older brother, Larry, standing for the Greens in Witney. The media attention and name recognition could help them there at Labour's expense.
    They sadly confirmed Bernie wouldn't be coming over for the by-election
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    (Original post by Aph)
    It wasn't presented as a fact that you can't go over it and indeed I have seen no evidence that it's impossible to collect more than 38% GDP in tax, He stated that we shouldn't aim for more in tax because it hasn't been done before not that it's impossible to do.

    Obviously there is a mathematical limit on how much tax one can collect as a percentage of GDP for the simple fact that the government then spends the money domestically and they tend not to tax themselves.
    You seem to be missing what has already been said several times PEOPLE HAVE TRIED TO GO OVER 38%

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    (Original post by Jammy Duel)
    You seem to be missing what has already been said several times PEOPLE HAVE TRIED TO GO OVER 38%

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    When was 38% reached?
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    A few sources reporting that Corbyn has won 65% of the vote and increased his mandate.

    Oh dear.
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    Now let's watch Labour collapse...

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    61.8% for Corbyn, now let's see if we get another SDP situation.
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    61.8%

    Looking forward to 20 more years of Tory Rule


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    Ladies and Gentlemen, the Labour Party would like to present to you today: How to run the worse coup in history!

    Time for everyone to get behind Corbyn now. For better or for worse, he's here to stay - whether he can or cannot win a General Election, we need to give him the best chance possible to win as many seats as possible, whilst also of course ensuring we don't become a fully republican, pacifist or otherwise unelectable political shambles.
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    I was on tv a couple times in the crowd when Corbyn was reelected
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    (Original post by PetrosAC)
    61.8%

    Looking forward to 20 more years of Tory Rule


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    It sucks.
    The rest of the MPs now however should either put up or shut up. Either serve for him or resign from the party.

    Still depressing though. He'll never be voted out from Labour leader.
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    Tories all over the country are cheering today. I even did a fist pump.

    Amusingly Mock the Week came up with a good joke about Corbyn being Father Christmas.. He has a beard, he promises people lots of presents.. and adults laugh at you for believing in him.
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    Congratulations to Corbyn, commiserations to Labour.


    (Original post by Rakas21)
    Tories all over the country are cheering today. I even did a fist pump.

    Amusingly Mock the Week came up with a good joke about Corbyn being Father Christmas.. He has a beard, he promises people lots of presents.. and adults laugh at you for believing in him.
    If he had a fishing rod in his hands he would look like a Gnome...
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    (Original post by meenu89)
    If he had a fishing rod in his hands he would look like a Gnome...
    :lol:
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    (Original post by Kay_Winters)
    I was on tv a couple times in the crowd when Corbyn was reelected
    I was on tv at a Barnet game last season. We lost sadly.*
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    Congratulations to the Tories on their victory in the 2020 and 2025 general elections
 
 
 
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