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Tomorrow Belongs to May

Though holy Theresa demurs,/ Insisting such thoughts are not hers,/ Her paper, the Mail,/ Has lifted the veil -/ The aim is to Crush Saboteurs./// http://www.newstatesman.com/politics/uk/2017/04/crush-saboteurs-daily-mail-just-says-what-theresa-may-thinking Though holy Theresa demurs,Insisting such thoughts are not hers,Her paper, the Mail,Has lifted the … Continue reading

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May Names Day

The Tory Prime Minister May/ Popped out to the lectern to say/ Perhaps on reflection/ Let’s have an election/ While Labour is in disarray./// https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/apr/18/theresa-may-uk-general-election-8-june The Tory Prime Minister MayPopped out to the lectern to sayPerhaps on reflectionLet's have an … Continue reading

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The Killer in Manila

Old Liam Fox went to Manila/ And talked to a self-confessed killer/ Of values we share/ Though some may compare/ Duterte’s with those of Attila./// https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/apr/04/liam-fox-meets-philippine-president-rodrigo-duterte Old Liam Fox went to ManilaAnd talked to a self-confessed killerOf values we shareThough … Continue reading

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Rocky Road to Brexit

The UK insists it won’t falter/ Despite EU moves on Gibraltar/ A deal with the bloc/ Now hangs on the rock/ So someone’s position must alter./// https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/mar/31/future-of-gibraltar-at-stake-in-brexit-negotiations The UK insists it won't falterDespite EU moves on #Gibraltar A deal with … Continue reading

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Brex Appeal

The EU draft programme for Brexit/ Once every member state chexit/ Is do it in stages/ Don’t let it take ages/ And hope that no bugger rejexit./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-39453338 The EU draft programme for BrexitOnce every member state chexitIs do it … Continue reading

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Divorce Clause

King Henry VIII had a clause/ For swift proclamation of laws/ It’s now back in force/ In Britain’s divorce/ To further the Brexiteers’ cause./// http://edition.cnn.com/2017/03/30/europe/great-repeal-bill-henry-viii-clauses/ King Henry VIII had a clauseFor swift proclamation of lawsIt's now back in forceIn Britain's … Continue reading

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That Brexit Letter in Brief

As Prime Minister of the UK/ I’m writing this letter to say/ I want to break free/ It’s not EU, it’s me./ Sincerely, Theresa M. May./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-39422353 As Prime Minister of the UKI'm writing this letter to sayI want to … Continue reading

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Daily Male Fail

A Daily Mail headline on Brexit/ Was widely derided as sexist – / A dubious rhyme/ But more of its time/ Than equally spurious Legs-it.///  https://www.theguardian.com/media/2017/mar/28/daily-mail-legs-it-front-page-sexist https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/846692009398226944

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Rome FOMO

While EU top brass met in Rome/ And popped a few bottles of foam/ To drink and carouse,/ Renewing their vows,/ Theresa stayed quiet at home./// http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/03/25/rome-treaty-jean-claude-juncker-says-tragedy-eu-celebrating/ While EU top brass met in RomeAnd popped a few bottles of foamTo … Continue reading

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And Then There Were None

The member for Clacton-on-Sea/ Resigned as a UKIP MP/ Which leaves them with none/ Instead of just one/ With whom no one else could agree./// https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/mar/25/ukips-only-mp-douglas-carswell-quits-party The member for Clacton-on-SeaResigned as a UKIP MPWhich leaves them with noneInstead of just … Continue reading

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