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Started by Jacob_Richter on Sep 28, 2019 9:59:40 PM
What Britain really, REALLY needs is a new centre party #2 The Rory Stewart version

Rory Stewart is to launch a new centrist “party” modelled on Emmanuel Macron's ‘En Marche’, he has said.

The former Tory MP said it would be based on youth participation and the "radical exercise of listening".

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/politics/2019/09/28/ro
ry-stewart-lead-new-centre-ground-party/

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Jacob_Richter - 28 Sep 2019 22:00:16 (#1 of 293)

NB Don't refer to people of colour as having 'a funny tinge'.

TheVoiceOfReason - 28 Sep 2019 22:23:40 (#2 of 293)

Lovely Rory Stewart. The politician Govey could have been.

HouseOfLametta - 28 Sep 2019 22:24:46 (#3 of 293)

+not

opaz__ - 28 Sep 2019 22:31:54 (#4 of 293)

listening to him mainly, I should think. Basically, he's an old style Tory patrician. Despite his charming earnestness, I don't think that's what the country needs right now. The people are rising

Verdigris - 28 Sep 2019 22:32:25 (#5 of 293)

The former Tory MP said it would be based on youth participation



Scouting for boys?

darkhorse - 28 Sep 2019 22:32:56 (#6 of 293)

Let England Rory

YorenInTheNorth - 28 Sep 2019 22:35:34 (#7 of 293)

I don't see the point on the surface. There is a well established centre party and FPTP makes gaining traction difficult.

If he's trying to create a One Nation party given what the Tories are becoming (UKIP/Brexit) then I can see the point.

machiavelli - 28 Sep 2019 22:36:50 (#8 of 293)

Do not despise the snake because it has no horns...so may one just man become an army!

Brunothecat - 28 Sep 2019 22:37:10 (#9 of 293)

I thought Moggmentum was supposed to be the new, exciting hitler youth young persons branch of the Tories.

Towlie - 28 Sep 2019 22:38:06 (#10 of 293)

There is a well established centre party

Is there? What are they called?

Verdigris - 28 Sep 2019 22:38:45 (#11 of 293)

Centrist Dads.

darkhorse - 28 Sep 2019 22:45:03 (#12 of 293)

Whatever happened to the Brad Pitt biopic?

Storyboards scene of Rory saying, "Shheee-iit, I ain't no Lib Dem!"

DesEsseintes - 28 Sep 2019 22:45:12 (#13 of 293)

Good old En Marche. You can see them at work every weekend in France, kicking people's heads in. They're a kind of middle of the road football lads movement for coppers. If mindless political violence is your thing, sign up.

xDiggy - 28 Sep 2019 22:53:35 (#14 of 293)

You can see them at work every weekend in France, kicking people's heads in.

That’s the Gilet Jeunes, surely? The police are, um, the police.

DesEsseintes - 28 Sep 2019 22:57:12 (#15 of 293)

No, it's the gilets jaunes and jeunes getting beaten up and maimed by the Macron's riot police every week regular as clockwork.

xDiggy - 28 Sep 2019 22:57:57 (#16 of 293)

Ah ok. They’re politically representing Macron then, and not doing their job as police. I see.

xDiggy - 28 Sep 2019 22:58:36 (#17 of 293)

Crushing the heroic resistance of People For Cheap Petrol.

DesEsseintes - 28 Sep 2019 23:01:38 (#18 of 293)

Funneh. You know of course that there are all kinds of people engaged in all kinds of actions for all kinds of different reasons.

Shadrack22 - 28 Sep 2019 23:09:02 (#19 of 293)

Gilets jaunes are just the latterday version of the 2000 fuel protestors. Forces of conservatism and road blocks to reform. Bit surprised to see anyone supposedly on the left giving them the time of day.

HouseOfLametta - 28 Sep 2019 23:13:07 (#20 of 293)

I got stranded in Woolacombe with a woman from Reigate who did web security.

God bless those lorry drivers.

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