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Started by indlovubill on Mar 16, 2020 7:31:01 PM
Hero Boris Saves Millions From Certain Death!

The man will go down in history as the greatest Prime Minister the country has ever seen.

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Tinymcsmithy - 16 Mar 2020 20:46:06 (#1 of 133)

He should do that thing with the pig from Black Mirror.

solomongursky - 16 Mar 2020 20:48:04 (#2 of 133)

Johnson was paid £25k to speak at the BIBA conference, now he's told people not to go to pubs but didn't tell pubs to close so they can't claim on insurance. Trebles all round!

carterbrandon - 16 Mar 2020 21:17:16 (#3 of 133)

Likewise theatres. The theatres themselves, the touring theatre companies and everyone they employ or hire the services of, is totally fucked.

solomongursky - 16 Mar 2020 21:21:08 (#4 of 133)

@jayrayner1·29m Let me add my voice to the justifiably outraged clamour of those furious at the govt for insisting hospitality and entertainment industries shut down without legally mandating them to do so, meaning they can’t claim insurance. Staggeringly reckless.

I know my local is hanging on by its fingertips. This may kill it.

fogsake - 16 Mar 2020 22:01:30 (#5 of 133)

A cousin is a theater producer. I didn't consider the impact until we had a chat. He said it was an odd position for someone who's existence was all about bringing crowds together.

Fezziwig - 16 Mar 2020 22:02:14 (#6 of 133)

Bad enough with idiot Boris in charge. How much worse would it have been with clueless Corbyn???

phantlers - 16 Mar 2020 22:03:48 (#7 of 133)

One dreads to think what this would have done for a Corbyn government, whatever action he might have taken.

phantlers - 16 Mar 2020 22:04:09 (#8 of 133)

Well there you are now.

fogsake - 16 Mar 2020 22:05:22 (#9 of 133)

There isn't a Corbyn government. There is this shower of nonsense.

phantlers - 16 Mar 2020 22:06:33 (#10 of 133)

The cross post rather reinforces the point I was trying to make.

Tinymcsmithy - 16 Mar 2020 22:08:11 (#11 of 133)

Yes, Corbyn would have personally killed everyone with a communist flamethrower.

Or, y’know, implemented tried and tested publicly funded and organised social welfare policies that have saved millions of lives over the years.

barkis - 16 Mar 2020 22:09:20 (#12 of 133)

#6

As I don't think Corbyn is clueless I don't accept your absurd implication.

solomongursky - 16 Mar 2020 22:10:56 (#13 of 133)

Corbs was always going on about how he'd reduce funding for the NHS.

Winner - 16 Mar 2020 22:12:18 (#14 of 133)

Just be glad Corbyn won the arguments. Think how bad things would look if he'd lost them!

SaffronSunrise - 16 Mar 2020 22:13:40 (#15 of 133)

I'm blaming Corbyn.

I just need to work out why it's his fault. Something will turn up I'm sure.

SaffronSunrise - 16 Mar 2020 22:14:38 (#16 of 133)

Has he ever been to China?

Electro2 - 16 Mar 2020 22:16:07 (#17 of 133)

China Lane allotment.

Dubris - 16 Mar 2020 22:16:53 (#18 of 133)

Johnson wanted to be PM. He got to be PM. Now he gets to deal with the unpleasant things that happen when in power. This all seems quite simple to understand.

And if there's no single right course of action, which there quite possibly isn't, then that's too bad for him - because he wanted to be PM.

TommyDGNR8 - 16 Mar 2020 22:22:11 (#19 of 133)

He needs to shit or get off the pot, so to speak. Close theatres, pubs etc and declare travel bans rather than protecting the fucking insurance companies.

Verdigris - 16 Mar 2020 22:40:26 (#20 of 133)

A cousin is a theater producer. I didn't consider the impact until we had a chat.



Similarly, my daughter. She's creating a whole new festival at the moment. Fuck knows what will happen to that.

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