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    (Original post by Saracen's Fez)
    The grand coalition was rejected by Labour by 16 votes to 7.

    I still think it could work though, with the right leaders and an acceptance that not everyone will agree on everything.
    Interesting. I think we were informed of the rejection when it was 9-6, hence me thinking it was closer than it was. That said i'm still surprised it got 7 votes in your party.
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    (Original post by Jammy Duel)
    Shows just how tribal Labour are rather than pragmatic

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    No, that's being pragmatic, because frankly, most of you have views that are so abhorrent to me that I would spend all my time in the government subforum engaged in pointless and unconstructive arguments, which would potentially hold the government up, and make the government look bad if they went public, therefore it would be better for all concerned for me not to be a part of the government.
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    (Original post by Nigel Farage MEP)
    I did not realise the negotiations for a grand coalition were supposed to be secret, one of the reasons UKIP had for the coalition was to try to bait the Conservatives to join a coalition with Labour; a bad coalition would have hurt the Conservatives more.
    The chances of a bad coalition with anybody including the Tories are low. We don't do scandal to anywhere near the degree of other parties and that particular occasion would have had 27 seats with two reasonably active parties. One can like us or dislike us but if there are two things you can say about us its that we honour our agreements and are very dependable, that would be the case whether with Ukip or in that instance, a potential labour government.

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    (Original post by cranbrook_aspie)
    No, that's being pragmatic, because frankly, most of you have views that are so abhorrent to me that I would spend all my time in the government subforum engaged in pointless and unconstructive arguments, which would potentially hold the government up, and make the government look bad if they went public, therefore it would be better for all concerned for me not to be a part of the government.
    Pretty sure that would stand for half the Tories, the thing is, ultimately with that mindset the liberals would CD facto be in Government.

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    (Original post by Jammy Duel)
    Shows just how tribal Labour are rather than pragmatic

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    Interesting.. normally in politics the word 'tribal' refers to people who will back their party (or preferred candidate) on every single issue no matter what they do or say. This is the exact opposite
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    (Original post by cBay)
    Interesting.. normally in politics the word 'tribal' refers to people who will back their party (or preferred candidate) on every single issue no matter what they do or say. This is the exact opposite
    I would argue it's tribal with regards to their idea of what the party should be, I.e. the socialists

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    Gotta admit, making a dupe sounds fun. I would find it amusing to pretend to be a fascist for a day or two and see how people react. Obviously I would never dare do such a thing.
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    (Original post by Jammy Duel)
    Pretty sure that would stand for half the Tories, the thing is, ultimately with that mindset the liberals would CD facto be in Government.

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    Hence why I said that it would be the same situation with the Tories.

    The Liberals are in Government so not sure what you're talking about.
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    (Original post by cranbrook_aspie)
    Hence why I said that it would be the same situation with the Tories.

    The Liberals are in Government so not sure what you're talking about.
    Except I don't think it would happen this end, especially if you lot resolve our problems, and when I say de facto in power I mean without coalition partners given the government would be reduced to what the liberals are

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    (Original post by cranbrook_aspie)
    No, that's being pragmatic, because frankly, most of you have views that are so abhorrent to me that I would spend all my time in the government subforum engaged in pointless and unconstructive arguments, which would potentially hold the government up, and make the government look bad if they went public, therefore it would be better for all concerned for me not to be a part of the government.
    I would consider defecting if a Labour-Tory coalition came about.
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    I'm unofficially endorsing the Conservatives.

    Just kidding, I'm currently unbiased.
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    (Original post by cBay)
    Gotta admit, making a dupe sounds fun. I would find it amusing to pretend to be a fascist for a day or two and see how people react. Obviously I would never dare do such a thing.
    I did that here a couple of months after I joined, it was quite interesting actually.
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    (Original post by cranbrook_aspie)
    I did that here a couple of months after I joined, it was quite interesting actually.
    Did you pretend to be a Nazi?
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    (Original post by cranbrook_aspie)
    I did that here a couple of months after I joined, it was quite interesting actually.
    What was the username just out of interest?
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    (Original post by Whiggy)
    Did you pretend to be a Nazi?
    Yes.

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    What was the username just out of interest?
    Truth teller or something, I don't really remember. It's in the Join a Party thread somewhere.
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    (Original post by cranbrook_aspie)
    Yes.


    Truth teller or something, I don't really remember. It's in the Join a Party thread somewhere.
    Here we have it, a duping confession.
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    (Original post by cranbrook_aspie)
    I did that here a couple of months after I joined, it was quite interesting actually.
    You know where UKIP are
    In that case I will argu everything from a socialist point of view for the rest of the week
    #hazzerthesocalist
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    You know where UKIP are
    In that case I will argu everything from a socialist point of view for the rest of the week
    #hazzerthesocalist
    That'll be a sight for sore eyes.
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    (Original post by cranbrook_aspie)
    Yes.
    *shudders*
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    #socialistmajoriry
 
 
 
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