How else to say it? What an idiot. Theresa May took a huge gamble and lost. From having a majority government, she’s now going to have to do a deal with the Democratic Unionist Party to govern the country.
The danger now is what happens to Brexit. Britain’s approach could now change, and May might now keep Britain in the single market and customs union. What kind of Brexit will that be? The EU now holds the whip hand in the negotiations and this means Britain will be offered a terrible deal. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has already stated that he would sign any deal offered by the EU. With larger numbers in parliament and a few Tory rebels, he might get his way.
My own feeling is that May won’t last very long, certainly not the length of this parliament. The knives are out for her after an awful campaign in which Corbyn showed her how to do it. Added to that was the ridiculous Tory manifesto which she’s already had to perform one of her infamous u-turns.
So what next? On Monday week, Brexit negotiations begin and a wounded Theresa May will be leading Britain into these talks, the most important talks in years. Her authority has been weakened, and she has no plan.
After her awful track record at the home office, she should never have been given the top job. She’s simply not up to it as she’s proved. I don’t hold much hope of her delivering the Brexit that 17.4m people voted for last year.
All to play for now.
It’s official. Britain will have a hung parliament. Theresa May’s election gamble has spectacularly backfired and just at the point when Britain is due to start Brexit negotiations.
What a shambles. May has destroyed the Tory majority and has now put Brexit in jeopardy. May has to go. Today.
The country will be ungovernable, and don’t be surprised if there’s another election by the end of the year.
The BBC exit poll is predicting a loss of the Tory majority, which, if true, means Brexit is now in trouble.
I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again. Theresa May is absolutely useless. Regardless if she wins, she’s useless.
Tomorrow’s general election is a choice between the Conservatives or Labour. There are no other real choices.
We are “assured” that Theresa May will ensure Brexit will be delivered in full. Labour has said it will not leave the EU without a deal, no matter what that deal is.
We don’t know if Labour will have enough seats to form a government, or if they will have to go into coalition with the SNP. If that’s the case, then expect Britain to remain in the single market and customs union. That’s not what we voted for in last year’s referendum.
UKIP is not strong enough this time round to ensure the Tories deliver a full Brexit. The Lib Dems are nowhere.
Theresa May is an awful prime minister. She offers nothing to the country. But the alternative is worse. Much worse. If Labour win tomorrow, say goodbye to Brexit. Say goodbye to our armed forces and nuclear deterrent. Say hello to more immigration and debt. And say hello to more terrorists.
If you want to see Brexit delivered, vote Tory where they can win, or UKIP to draw votes away from Labour. The left wing has been advocating tactical voting, so should the right.
Put an end finally to the uncertainty of Brexit being delivered and use your vote wisely. If you’re a Brexiter then it’s either the Tories or UKIP. This is the most important election for many years.
Don’t let the EU fanatics win.
After the mass murder of innocents at a pop concert in Manchester, the army has now been deployed on the streets as the threat of another terrorist attack is deemed imminent.
Is it any wonder terrorists are roaming our streets and infesting our society when the government has welcomed back hundreds of trained killers from Syria? What about those who routinely fly to places like Pakistan and Libya? What does the government think they’re going there for? These are terrorist hotspots.
My anger is also aimed at those who keep telling us “refugees welcome”. People like Lib Dem leader Tim Farron, who wants to welcome tens of thousands from North Africa. Strangely, little Timmy has been quiet since the murders.
Britain has to put up the barriers. We must not listen to the bleeding heart liberal do-gooders. We must increase security spending instead of sending billions in foreign aid. We must stop getting involved in wars of conquest. We must close down radical mosques. And we must deport failed asylum seekers immediately.
If we fail to take serious action, Britain will turn into a war zone, then the whole army, what’s left of it, will be on the streets.
Here’s a little idea the Tories may wish to use in the forthcoming general election. The Green Party, co-led by Brighton MP Caroline Lucas, wants to open the doors to allow more immigrants into Britain. Would it not be a good idea to move the immigration centre from Croydon to Brighton, and let her deal with it? The people of Brighton should be ok with it. After all, they’re the ones voting for her and her ideas.
Then there’s Tim Farron and his idea of bringing 50,000 refugees from Syria to Britain. How about putting every person who is granted refugee status into Farron’s constituency of Westmorland and Lonsdale? Again, voters there are the ones supporting him and his ideas.
Lucas and Farron can have no cause for complaint. They support mass immigration and should therefore take responsibility. Their constituents should have no cause for complaint either. They’re electing these people knowing full well what they stand for.
Let’s see how keen these two idiots are when they have to take responsibility for their ideas.
Once again, you have to question the sanity of the Labour party. In its leaked manifesto, the party plans to hike corporation tax by 40%. A good idea, some might think, make companies pay for extra state spending.
So what happens if this goes ahead? The likes of Nissan and Honda will simply up sticks and move, leading to a huge loss in manufacturing jobs and less tax revenue. Is this what Labour wants?
During this difficult negotiation with the EU, it is imperative we try to convince businesses to remain in the UK. Raising corporation tax is not a good argument to persuade them. The EU is terrified that Britain will lower corporation tax and attract businesses to Britain. The last thing it wants is an economic powerhouse on its doorstep taking businesses away from the continent. With the £ at a lower level, reducing corporation tax will ensure that not only will companies stay in Britain, but more businesses are likely to move here, thus creating more jobs and a higher tax tax. Surely even these Corbyn can see that?
But then, Labour has never been any good at economics.
I asked Labour MP Mike Gapes what his party’s plans were for the £11bn windfall that Britain will get once we leave the EU and this is his reply:
I don’t see this as a sensible reply to a reasonable question. It seems odd to me that Labour and the Lib Dems have no plans for what to do with the extra money, which begs the question: do either of these parties have any intention of respecting the referendum result and have therefore decided not to include this money in their calculations? Or are they willing to keep paying into Brussels in the hope that one day Britain will rejoin and the path to renewed membership will be smooth?
For some bizarre reason they fail to acknowledge that Britain will save a fortune by leaving the EU and don’t seem keen to spend this money in manifesto commitments. They constantly bang on about the NHS and education being underfunded. Here are two areas that can benefit, yet they won’t talk about using the money.
A bit sinister wouldn’t you agree?