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Flying Visit

There is a big empty balloon/ That looks like a total buffoon;/ With bright yellow hair,/ Chock full of hot air,/ And so is his airborne lampoon./// https://www.bbc.com/news/av/uk-politics-44820849/trump-baby-blimp-launched-in-london There is a big empty balloonThat looks like a total buffoon;With bright … Continue reading

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The Turd Man

Big blundering Boris has quit,/ A sign of a deepening split,/ But May, undeterred,/ Will polish the turd,/ As Britain sinks deeper in shit./// Big blundering Boris has quit,A sign of a deepening split,But May, undeterred,Will polish the turd,As Britain … Continue reading

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DEXEU’s Midnight Runner*

The DEXEU minister Davis/ Has quit, and the reason he gavis/ That May’s plan for Brexit/ Effectively wrexit -/ Just what the thing many folks cravis.///   *Headline borrowed from Politico – can’t go wrong with an 80s band reference. … Continue reading

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Chequered Careers

Holed up in the county of Buckingham/ They tackled disputes without duckingham,/ And broadly agreed/ On how to proceed,/ But as for our prospects, they’re fatally damaging them./// https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-44747444 Holed up in the county of BuckinghamThey tackled disputes without duckingham,And … Continue reading

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Hard to Credit

The minister Esther McVey/ Admits that attempting to say/ The office for audits/ Delivered her plaudits/ Was kind of untrue in a way./// https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/jul/04/esther-mcvey-welfare-secretary-misled-parliament-over-reforms-auditors-say The minister Esther McVeyAdmits that attempting to sayThe office for auditsDelivered her plauditsWas kind of untrue … Continue reading

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To Our Very Good Health

Congrats to the old NHS,/ Underfunded, but nevertheless/ Delivering health/ Regardless of wealth/ For 70 years with success./// Congrats to the old NHS,Underfunded, but neverthelessDelivering healthRegardless of wealthFor 70 years with success.#NHS70 #NHS #HappyBirthdayNHS — Mick Twister (@twitmericks) July 5, … Continue reading

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Father Brexmas

Conservative ministers say/ That Brexit will bring the UK/ A shedload of wealth/ To pay for our health,/ Delivered by unicorn sleigh./// https://www.newstatesman.com/politics/health/2018/06/there-no-brexit-dividend-spend-nhs Conservative ministers sayThat Brexit will bring the UKA shedload of wealthTo pay for our health,Delivered by unicorn … Continue reading

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Jacob’s Escape Ladder

Rees-Mogg, the hardline Brexiteer,/ Who manages funds over here,/ Has launched one in Dublin/ Where things look less troublin’ -/ Perhaps to be named Project Fear./// Rees-Mogg, the hardline Brexiteer,Who manages funds over here,Has launched one in DublinWhere things look … Continue reading

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Armageddon Outta Here!

A fellow whose air’s charlatanic/ Is telling us all not to panic/ But when meltdown comes/ Will Boris and chums/ Be first to jump off the Titanic?/// https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/jun/07/boris-johnson-admits-there-may-be-a-brexit-meltdown A fellow whose air's charlatanicIs telling us all not to panicBut when … Continue reading

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The Backstop’s Here

To head off a Cabinet split/ With Davis’s threat he would quit/ May had to agree/ That temporaree/ Means just going on for a bit./// To head off a Cabinet splitWith Davis's threat he would quitMay had to agreeThat temporareeMeans … Continue reading

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