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    (Original post by DeBruyne18)
    Bit silly. They were 20 to 25 points behind a year ago. Now they are ahead in the pills despite every expert and commentator out there having told us that Labour were heading for electoral oblivion under Corbyn.
    The ‘experts’ were right- then. They clearly hadn’t thought that May would decide to attack her core vote and implode. If she’d have stuck to Brexit and cutting immigration, and maybe an increase in min wage say she would have slaughtered Corbyn.
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    (Original post by Davij038)
    The ‘experts’ were right- then. They clearly hadn’t thought that May would decide to attack her core vote and implode. If she’d have stuck to Brexit and cutting immigration, and maybe an increase in min wage say she would have slaughtered Corbyn.
    Well it's hard when Corbyn wants a harder Brexit than she does!

    The Tory vote didn't implode that much really. It went down from about 47-48% to 42%. It was rather than Labour's support rocketed in a way which hasn't happened before in such a short time. They gained 15%
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    Of course.

    But they should not get dispondent. We are in an era erally similar to the run up of the 1992 election. Tories are in crisis, are making a massive mess of things, labour are gaining populairty and look like a government in waiting. The tories then get a new leader, refresh the party and somehow win again -__-

    https://tidesofhistory.wordpress.com...eral-election/


    (Original post by CountBrandenburg)
    Hmm the truly incompetent leader should feel confident? They will lose seats if the Conservatives find a competent leader by next election. Let’s be honest, May had an easy job against Corbyn and she managed to mess that up
    We will be better and more readily prepared come next election. With a united PLP (or if not so help me god there will be deselections!).

    We will be ready for a fight :boxing:
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    (Original post by Davij038)
    The ‘experts’ were right- then. They clearly hadn’t thought that May would decide to attack her core vote and implode. If she’d have stuck to Brexit and cutting immigration, and maybe an increase in min wage say she would have slaughtered Corbyn.
    Maybe once Corbyn had the chance to put across his ideas to the public who realised they were in agreement and he wasn't a lunatic that's why his vote share went up. 'Jerry's a Trot' doesn't work when his ideas have popular support.
 
 
 

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