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    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-41838682

    Defence secretary Michael Fallon has resigned over concerns about previous behaviour, what are your thoughts?
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    Should have resigned over the dumb stuff he said about ed miliband calling him a back stabber and calling corbyn pro terrorist. Brought US Stlye attack politics into UK election.

    However, the stuff he has resigned over is nothing. Its fine to hit on someone and get rejected, as long as you stop after the first time.

    Same goes for chancellor who sent a text asking a girl to a drink, they are human after all.
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    Presumably there’s more to it than touching s journalists knee?

    In any case no great loss, give Rory Stewart a promotion.
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    (Original post by Davij038)
    Presumably there’s more to it than touching s journalists knee?

    In any case no great loss, give Rory Stewart a promotion.
    Why are you trying to cover him up, he resigned so obviously he himself believes his behaviour is wrong.
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    (Original post by JMR2017)
    Why are you trying to cover him up, he resigned so obviously he himself believes his behaviour is wrong.
    How on earth did you read that as me covering up for him?
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    Oh misread lol, thought you were saying there's no more to it than touching a journalists knee.
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    (Original post by Davij038)
    How on earth did you read that as me covering up for him?
    I think there is more, Fallon said he cannot guarantee that more wouldn't be revealed.
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      Politics in 2017:

      > **** over your constituents and country, break all your election pledges, aid foreign companies' tax avoidance
      Nobody cares

      >Touch a journalist's knee
      Forced to resign
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      (Original post by AngeryPenguin)
      Politics in 2017:

      > **** over your constituents and country, break all your election pledges, aid foreign companies' tax avoidance
      Nobody cares

      >Touch a journalist's knee
      Forced to resign
      I like him. At least he never tried to greentext on TSR.
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        (Original post by Notorious_B.I.G.)
        I like him. At least he never tried to greentext on TSR.
        That isn't greentexting
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        (Original post by AngeryPenguin)
        That isn't greentexting
        I know it isn't. Hence my cleverly using the word tried.
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          (Original post by Notorious_B.I.G.)
          I know it isn't. Hence my cleverly using the word tried.
          I didn't try to greentext, genius.
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          (Original post by AngeryPenguin)
          Politics in 2017:

          > **** over your constituents and country, break all your election pledges, aid foreign companies' tax avoidance
          Nobody cares

          >Touch a journalist's knee
          Forced to resign
          He said he could guarantee more would be uncovered, and I think we know what this implies.
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          (Original post by AngeryPenguin)
          I didn't try to greentext, genius.
          It seems counterproductive to call me a genius while saying I am wrong. What, do you think by flattering me I will change my opinion. Won't work.
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          My thoughts are he has done much worse and is trying to stop what he did from surfacing by backing away from the front line now rather than later. :beard:
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          (Original post by JMR2017)
          I think there is more, Fallon said he cannot guarantee that more wouldn't be revealed.
          Yeah probably. Like I said no great loss.

          Shame about Damian Green though if true, I actually quite liked him.
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          I don't particularly like Michael Fallon, but having to resign for putting your hand on someone's knee is utterly ridiculous, especially when the "victim" herself has publicly played down the incident.

          The world is going mad... Soon, looking at or starting a conversation with a woman will be a sackable offence...
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          On the bright side: if a mildly ignominious resignation is held to be the most newsworthy development of your political career, then it was probably somewhat overdue in the first place.
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          (Original post by Profesh)
          On the bright side: if a mildly ignominious resignation is held to be the most newsworthy development of your political career, then it was probably somewhat overdue in the first place.
          Don't forget it was his bodyguard who shot the Westminster stabber bloke. Hmm ... the rest of his storied career escapes me, but I am sure he did stuff.
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          I have seen the list of allegations about 36 Tory MPs. Whilst some should not be on the list as they referred to consensual matters between adults, others do not seem reasonable actions. There are two other ministers who in my view should have gone before Michael Fallon.
         
         
         
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