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Mayday Call

The ex-Tory chairman Grant Shapps/ Has told Number 10 that perhaps/ Prime Minister May/ Should call it a day/ To head off the party’s collapse./// https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/oct/06/tory-ministers-privately-agree-theresa-may-should-go-says-grant-schapps The ex-Tory chairman Grant ShappsHas told Number 10 that perhapsPrime Minister MayShould call it … Continue reading

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Follow the Leader

The delegates gave a big cheer/ To UKIP’s fourth head in a year/ But who gives a toss/ As soon the new boss/ Will doubtless be out on his ear./// https://www.buzzfeed.com/jimwaterson/bolton-wanderers?utm_term=.ogENA9bQ9#.ewKKmXynX The delegates gave a big cheerTo UKIP's fourth head … Continue reading

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Or May Be Not

  The UK Prime Minister May/ Announced her intention to stay/ But Tory MP’s’re/ Advising Theresa/ She might have to call it a day./// https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/aug/31/senior-tories-cast-doubt-on-theresa-mays-long-term-future-as-leader The UK's Prime Minister MayAnnounced her intention to stayBut Tory MP's'reAdvising TheresaShe might have to … Continue reading

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DC Dump

According to President Trump/ The White House is rather a dump/ It lacks golden showers/ Like those at Trump Towers/ To pamper the POTUS’s rump./// http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/donald-trump-white-house-us-president-real-dump-chelsea-clinton-golf-bedminster-golf-club-new-jersey-a7872096.html According to President TrumpThe White House is rather a dumpIt lacks golden showersLike those … Continue reading

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Mooch Job Blow

The Mooch is now back on the shelf/ Not wanted as Donald’s house-elf/ Summarily fired/ When only just hired./ I hope he’s not down on himself./// The Mooch is now back on the shelfNot wanted as Donald's house-elfSummarily firedWhen only … Continue reading

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Scaramouche, can you?

Scaramucci provoked a fandango,/ Denying it takes two to tango/ For strategist Bannon,/ A fellow loose cannon;/ I ask you – how low can a mango?/// http://www.newyorker.com/news/ryan-lizza/anthony-scaramucci-called-me-to-unload-about-white-house-leakers-reince-priebus-and-steve-bannon Scaramucci provoked a fandango,Denying it takes two to tangoFor strategist Bannon,A fellow loose … Continue reading

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Dammit, Thanet!

A local authority, Thanet/ Was UKIP’s, alone on the planet/ Till someone defected/ Because she rejected/ The way fellow Ukippers ran it./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-kent-40691149 A local authority, ThanetWas UKIP's, alone on the planetTill someone defectedBecause she rejectedThe way that the Ukippers … Continue reading

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Kill Bill?

Theresa May’s great repeal bill/ Requires opposition goodwill;/ With any such backing/ Apparently lacking/ It’s apt to be put through the mill./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-40589510 Theresa May's great repeal billRequires opposition goodwill;With any such backingApparently lackingIt's apt to be put through the … Continue reading

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Morris Dance

A Tory MP was suspended/ For using a term that offended;/ She told party whips/ Words came from her lips/ Despite being quite unintended./// https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jul/10/tories-urgently-investigating-after-mp-uses-n-word-at-public-event A Tory MP was suspendedFor using a term that offended;She told party whipsWords came from … Continue reading

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Money’s Too Tight…

Theresa the Tory frontbencher/ Unveiled a new policy venture/ To cut what is there/ To fund social care,/ Saying money’s too tight for dementia./// https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/may/18/tory-social-care-plan-example-market-failure-andrew-dilnot Theresa the Tory frontbencherUnveiled a new policy ventureTo cut what is thereTo fund social care,Saying … Continue reading

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