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May poll dance

May’s plans have few fans to defend ’em/ And if Labour cannot amend ’em/ Now Corbyn decrees/ That Labour MPs/ Should vote for a new referendum./// May's plans have few fans to defend 'emAnd if Labour cannot amend 'emNow Corbyn … Continue reading

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Partying of ways

A small group of Labour MPs/ Whom Corbyn is causing unease/ Decided to quit,/ Creating a split,/ While Tories said ‘More of this, please!’/// A small group of Labour MPsWhom Corbyn is causing uneaseDecided to quit,Creating a split,While Tories said … Continue reading

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If the Cap Fits…

There was an old fellow whose hat/ Was used as a backdrop to chat/ In Newsnight’s discussion/ And looked a bit Russian,/ Which caused a political spat./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-43463496 There was an old fellow whose hatWas used as a backdrop to … Continue reading

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Customary Divisions

A union, Corbyn decided,/ For customs is OK provided/ It’s prefaced with ‘a’,/ Not nasty old ‘the’,/ And leaves Tories badly divided./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-43189878   A union, Corbyn decided,For customs is OK providedIt's prefaced with 'a',Not nasty old 'the',And leaves Tories … Continue reading

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Background Czech

There was an old man with a beard/ Who said it is just as I feared/ The Sun and the Mail/ Want Labour to fail,/ And that’s why I’m now getting smeared./// https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/feb/20/jeremy-corbyn-calls-czech-spy-allegations-nonsense There was an old man with a … Continue reading

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Stormin’ Corbyn

  An old Labour man with a beard/ Conservative media smeared/ Got more folks elected/ Than pollsters expected/ And some in his own party feared./// NB: I’ve been away for a couple of days, tweeting but not updating the blog … Continue reading

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Campaign Supernova

The contest to lead the UK,/ Which comes to a climax today,/ Became more absorbin’/ When Jeremy Corbyn/ Was seen outcampaigning Ms May.///  https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/872735132591038464

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Where’s Theresa?

There once was a woman named May/ Who called a vote then ran away/ So Where is Theresa?/ If anyone sees ‘er/ She missed the debate held today./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/election-2017-40105324 There once was a woman named MayWho called a vote then … Continue reading

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Owen, Goin’, Gone

The leadership challenger Owen/ Did not make a good enough showin’,/ Found not as absorbin’/ As Jeremy Corbyn/ Who saw his majority growin’./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-37461219 The leadership challenger OwenDid not make a good enough showin',Found not as absorbin'As Jeremy CorbynWho saw … Continue reading

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No Virgin Berth?

When Jez took a train to a meeting/ Rampacked, it had no empty seating/ Now Virgin says bull/ It wasn’t that full/ And Jeremy’s sit-in was fleeting./// http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/jeremy-corbyn-richard-branson-go-8692936 When Jez got a train to a meetingRampacked, it had no empty … Continue reading

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