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Turkey Roasted

In Erdogan’s big referendum/ On powers and how to extendum/ Observers declare/ The rules were unfair,/ Allowing officials to bendum./// http://www.dw.com/en/osce-turkey-referendum-contested-on-an-unlevel-playing-field/a-38453816 In Erdogan's big referendumOn powers and how to extendumObservers declareThe rules were unfair,Allowing officials to bendum.#Turkeyref — Mick Twister … Continue reading

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Renzi Frenzy

Prime Minister Matteo Renzi/ Saw voters rejecting him when ‘Si’/ Was beaten by ‘No’/ So he had to go/ Provoking political frenzy./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-38204189 Prime Minister Matteo RenziSaw voters rejecting him when 'Si'Was beaten by 'No'So he had to goProvoking political … Continue reading

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Cam Shafted

PM David Cameron quit/ As voters decided to split/ And seek more autonomy/ While the economy/ Sinks ever deeper in shit./// PM David Cameron quitAs voters decided to splitAnd seek more autonomyWhile the economySinks ever deeper in shit. #EURefResults — … Continue reading

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Votey McBoatface

Farage went upriver by boat/ Campaigning for Brexit afloat/ Sir Bob set sail too/ To back the EU/ And fish for the odd floating vote./// http://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/nigel-farage-and-bob-geldof-in-river-battle-on-the-thames-over-brexit-a3272161.html Farage went upriver by boatCampaigning for Brexit afloatSir Bob set sail tooTo back the … Continue reading

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Going Bananas

The Hitler stuff led to a hunch/ That Boris was quite out to lunch/ And losing his mojo -/ Banana-wise BoJo/ Seems one or two short of a bunch./// https://www.politicshome.com/news/europe/eu-policy-agenda/brexit/news/75112/boris-johnson-goes-bananas-bizarre-fruit-claim The Hitler stuff led to a hunchThat Boris was quite … Continue reading

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To EU or not to EU

The terms of the June referendum/ Leave Boris a choice to defend ’em/ Despite major qualms/ Or else to take arms/ And so by opposing to end ’em./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-35625037 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/701374876892921856

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Polls Apart

A No in the Greek referendum/ May limit what lenders’ll lend ’em/ But Left politicians/ Who hate the conditions/ Are after a mandate to end ’em./// A No in the Greek referendum May limit what lenders'll lend 'em But Left politicians Who hate … Continue reading

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If at First You Don’t Secede…

There was an old SNP leader/ Who wanted to be a seceder/ But when he lost, Alex/ Said bugger this ballix/ I’ll leave it to some other bleeder./// http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2014/sep/19/alex-salmond-resigns-first-minister-for-scotland https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/513020662366351362

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The Noes by a Nose

The vote in the Scots referendum/ To keep UK ties or to end ’em/ Was won by the noes/ From Unst to Melrose/ So now they’re just gonna amend ’em./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-29270441 The vote in the Scots referendum To keep UK ties … Continue reading

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Royal Advice

An old royal monarch named Brenda/ Who’s not meant to do referenda/ Said Think When You Vote/ (Or so goes the quote)/ Betraying a hidden agenda./// http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2014/sep/14/queen-scottish-independence-voters-think-carefully-referendum-balmoral https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/511207808122224640

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