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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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Brexit Strategy

The CBI, pro-single market,/ Proposes for now we just park it/ But Brexiteers fear/ Beneath the veneer/ The aim is that Brexit will kark it./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-40519331 The CBI, pro-single market,Proposes for now we just park itBut Brexiteers fearBeneath the veneerThe … Continue reading

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Cheques and Balances

A party that’s called DUP/ Extracted a billion pound fee/ For rescuing May,/ Which she must now pay/ With money from her magic tree./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-40403434 A party that's called DUPExtracted a billion pound feeFor rescuing May,Which she must now payWith … Continue reading

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The Queen’s Speech Condensed

“My Government wanted to table/ More bills but is sadly unable;/ The measures set out/ Remove any doubt/ It’s not strong, and nor is it stable”./// https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/jun/21/the-guardian-view-on-the-queens-speech-in-office-but-not-in-power "My Government wanted to tableMore bills but is sadly unable;The measures set outRemove … Continue reading

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Davis Wavers

The Brexit Sec headed to Brussels/ To show the EU how he hustles,/ But promptly gave way / The very first day/ When Barnier flexed a few muscles./// https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/jun/19/uk-caves-in-to-eu-demand-to-agree-divorce-bill-before-trade-talks The Brexit Sec headed to BrusselsTo show the EU how he … Continue reading

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Angela’s Clashes

According to Angela Merkel/ The USA led by this jerk’ll/ Be less of a friend/ On whom to depend/ Likewise Mrs May and her circle./// https://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-politics-merkel-idUSKBN18O0JK According to Angela MerkelThe USA led by this jerk'llBe less of a friendOn whom … Continue reading

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Old Man Retires

An elderly royal named Phil/ Said now I am over the hill/ I’ll skip every function/ And feel no compunction,/ Just hang in the palace and chill./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-39802636 An elderly royal named PhilSaid now I am over the hillI'll skip … Continue reading

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Hidden Message

May went to the Palace of Buckingham,/ But as for the voters, she’s duckingham/ Afraid to confront/ Those bearing the brunt/ Of policies utterly fuckingham*./// *The Twitter version, because of the 140-char limit, stopped at ‘utterly’. But i don’t think … Continue reading

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