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Tory MPs, ill mannered or frightened?

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Good2BWith  Male  West Yorkshire 9-Sep-2019 19:39 Message #4751719
I watched today at yet another piece of history being made.
Not the screwed up face of Mr Johnson as he had to listen to Mr Varadkar who, in the most diplomatic of terms, spoke of the PM of GREAT Britain as a charlatan and self-deceiver.

It was the utter bad manners and lack of correct up-bringing displayed by the majority of the minute # of Tories who were in their places to hear a momentous statement from The Speaker of the Commons.

As with all such items, all MPs had been fully briefed on the matter well beforehand.
A most (previously) un-parliamentary thing happened at the end of his speech.
MPs applauded - some even rose to their feet - and speech after speech recognized him as one of the greatest reforming Speakers in history.
Most Tories neither clapped nor called out Hear, Hear.
A few did clap.
One or two rose and were quickly re-seated.
The "Opposition" benches were full to overflowing.
The Government party benches all but deserted. - From cowardice or embarrassment?

Instead of the Leader of the House, the person who let Mrs May in by chickening out at the last moment having blocked far better candidates, speaking for the Government, and the Tory Party, it was the Brave Rt Hon Michael Gove MP. who spoke eloquently, courteously and genuinely.
D.G. that Mr Johnson was in Ireland making a fool of himself, and us, rather than in his usual place on the front bench.
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Victoriana11  Female  Buckinghamshire 9-Sep-2019 20:34 Message #4751743
tut tut.......
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Good2BWith  Male  West Yorkshire 10-Sep-2019 12:19 Message #4751878
As a Straw poll, this Thread has proved most instructive.

So utterly un-supportable, petty, spiteful or cowardly was the behaviour of the Parliamentary Tory Party yesterday that even their lick-spittle idolators on this Forum feel frozen into silence.

How quickly has the Tory party hurled itself, not into a ditch, but back into the gutter and re-assumed its role as "The Nasty Party" (Mrs May, Party Conf. 2002).
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Hierophant  Male  East Anglia 10-Sep-2019 12:37 Message #4751881
Don't flatter yourself, many have blocked you so you are basically pissing in the wind...
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mancers  Male  Greater Manchester 10-Sep-2019 13:00 Message #4751885
I’ll mannered I’d say, like a bunch of baboons, apologies to the baboons.
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Hierophant  Male  East Anglia 10-Sep-2019 13:10 Message #4751886
Labour MP's and their glorious leader are like a load of headless chickens, no apology needed...
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NoSaint  Female  Devon 10-Sep-2019 13:17 Message #4751887
Don't flatter yourself, many have blocked you so you are basically pissing in the wind...

That is true.
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Good2BWith  Male  West Yorkshire 10-Sep-2019 21:18 Message #4751957
NoSaint10-Sep-2019 13:17
Don't flatter yourself, many have blocked you so you are basically pissing in the wind...

That is true.

Well, NoSaint.
Too idle to write your own insult
Too lazy to check the quote you've hi-jacked

You too end up leaving out the vital word which turns a statement of fact into a term of derision.
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Michaelt  Male  Devon 10-Sep-2019 21:24 Message #4751959
Hierophant, Using yourself as an example, why do so many posters write a post referring to someone else, but never put the name of that person. ?????
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MrQuiet  Male  Northamptonshire 10-Sep-2019 21:31 Message #4751964
Michael. Wasn’t you name mentioned several times as not having answered questions and G2BW has become a legend for being unable to explain his own posts.

Pot kettle black and all that.
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Good2BWith  Male  West Yorkshire 10-Sep-2019 22:23 Message #4751989
MrQuiet 10-Sep-2019 21:31

MrQ
If you were to chose to read Proust in the original when you've not yet been able to work thru' Janet and John in English it would seem somewhat disingenuous of you to complain that Proust won't send you a personal copy of his works translated into British English Easyread.
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MrQuiet  Male  Northamptonshire 10-Sep-2019 22:31 Message #4751991
Wow an excellent vote already haha.

I don’t read French well enough to plough my way through an original Proust even if I felt so inclined but as you no doubt know, even Proust thought anyone who persevered through his complete longest novel had wasted time from their lives.
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Good2BWith  Male  West Yorkshire 10-Sep-2019 23:21 Message #4751995
MrQuiet 10-Sep-2019 22:31
* ... but as you no doubt know, even Proust thought anyone who persevered through his complete longest novel had wasted time from their lives.

Source?
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Wandering4fun  Male  North Yorkshire 10-Sep-2019 23:25 Message #4751997
Someone's got a sauce.

Male
NotHermit  Male  Derbyshire 10-Sep-2019 23:58 Message #4752001
I think the source must be Proust.

That's a trick question Mr Goodie, it was easy.
Now sit down Goodie, and relax, you are getting too excited again.
It must be Brexit, or is it loser Corbyn running away from a general election?

WTF
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Good2BWith  Male  West Yorkshire 11-Sep-2019 07:14 Message #4752009
Hierophant 10-Sep-2019 13:10
Labour MP's and their glorious leader are like a load of headless chickens, no apology needed...

The logic of this response is beyond even my incisive mind:

1.0 H'phant accepts my statement about the grossly bad behaviour shown by the PConP.

2.0 H'phant, with his usual disregard for the correct usage of English Grammar, then goes on to attempt to excuse that acknowledged unacceptable behaviour by slinging insults at part of the group of MPs who behaved in an exemplary way.

3.0 The logic justifying outrageous behaviour to person A on the grounds that some other group of persons is behaving in a disorganized way is not only odd, but potentially very dangerous for OUR society in general.
3.1 It resembles the "logic" underlying the numerous massacres occurring in the US/A.

H'phant
Do you not consider that you should reflect on your inflammatory remarks and withdraw them?
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Withgoodintent  Male  North Yorkshire 11-Sep-2019 07:18 Message #4752010
Not very inflammatory by the standards the forum has sunk to recently. Such a shame.
Male
Nigel_In_Devon  Male  Devon 11-Sep-2019 18:38 Message #4752086
Never heard of Proust
Male
Wandering4fun  Male  North Yorkshire 11-Sep-2019 20:24 Message #4752110
MrQ. Professor Q perhaps.
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Victoriana11  Female  Buckinghamshire 11-Sep-2019 20:50 Message #4752112
why do people keep changing their names ....
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Andromeda  Female  Berkshire 11-Sep-2019 20:54 Message #4752115
Who’s done that Victoriana


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