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Re: Question Time / This Week #5
« Reply #60 on: January 12, 2019, 00:35:13 AM »
I agree for the most part....it was less Antiques Roadshow than I was expecting....she did let Emily Thornberry speak to much and didn't push Lammy hard enough about his plan B, but generally OK.


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Re: Question Time / This Week #5
« Reply #61 on: January 12, 2019, 23:41:26 PM »
Think you mean Cleverly

Ooops, I do indeed mean Cleverly....all Torys look the same  ;)
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Re: Question Time / This Week #5
« Reply #62 on: January 13, 2019, 00:41:39 AM »
Ooops, I do indeed mean Cleverly....all Torys look the same  ;)
David Lammy  is a Labour MP (hope you didn't mean something else?)  ;)

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Re: Question Time / This Week #5
« Reply #63 on: January 14, 2019, 16:19:29 PM »
David Lammy  is a Labour MP (hope you didn't mean something else?)  ;)

Can't think what you mean..... ;D

btw, I've awarded myself a level 1 feckwittery badge for my previous posts... :-[
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Re: Question Time / This Week #5
« Reply #64 on: January 17, 2019, 14:11:47 PM »
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Fiona Bruce presents debate from Derby, with a panel of politicians and other guests facing topical questions from the audience. She is joined by minister for justice with responsibility for prisons Rory Stewart, shadow home secretary Diane Abbott, deputy leader of the SNP at Westminster Kirsty Blackman, journalist Isabel Oakeshott and professor of European politics and foreign affairs at King's College Anand Menon.

Oakeshott for the Alt-Right and Abbott for the CTRL-Left should make it entertaining in their own ways.

Goodness knows what the topics under discussion might be.  ::)
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Re: Question Time / This Week #5
« Reply #65 on: January 17, 2019, 23:42:43 PM »
5 minutes in and Fiona Bruce has already shredded Abbott around Corbyn's ability to talk to Hamas, but not May.


And there, my friends, is why Labour wouldn't win an election.....
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Re: Question Time / This Week #5
« Reply #66 on: January 18, 2019, 00:17:11 AM »
Anand Menon seems like a sensible chap....
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Re: Question Time / This Week #5
« Reply #67 on: January 18, 2019, 12:21:04 PM »
my favourite bit last night who said , he wasn't bothered as much by Brexit and the fall out as the prospect of DA and JC controlling security of the country or words to that effect .
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Re: Question Time / This Week #5
« Reply #68 on: January 18, 2019, 12:21:47 PM »
5 minutes in and Fiona Bruce has already shredded Abbott around Corbyn's ability to talk to Hamas, but not May.

And there, my friends, is why Labour wouldn't win an election.....


Spot on.  Also, Abbott, like her Dear Leader, can not and/or will not explain a coherent position on her party's policies.  She just waffles and misdirects and what-abouts with those simpering eye-rolls every single time.  And as an audience member so rightly pointed out, imagining her as Home Secretary is far more alarming than any concerns about Brexit. 


Last night's QT was the first time I've watched Fiona Bruce's stewardship properly and I was impressed overall - pounced upon weaknesses in the panel's arguments quite astutely and relentlessly. 


That said, the slight but probably unavoidable downside at times was that her interjections spoiled the flow of the conversation, but I'll probably get used to that.
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Re: Question Time / This Week #5
« Reply #69 on: January 18, 2019, 13:44:17 PM »
Oakeshott looks hotter every time she's on there.