Monthly Archives: September 2019

The dirty infighting behind tactical votingi

The article in the Guardian today reports how angry Anna Soubry is for being excluded as the PV campaign’s preferred candidate in her constituency of Broxtowe.

She is quoted “What are they going to do in Broxtowe? The People’s Vote campaign have to get behind the people who launched the idea of a people’s vote. We were making the case in the face of total derision from some people who are now on board.”…

The article continues “Organisers acknowledge that there will be hard cases in which “brutal” decisions will have to be taken” Poor old Soubz.

[PLEASE NOTE, THE PV CAMPAIGN IS DISTINCT FROM THE CONCEPT OF A PEOPLES VOTE, OR FINAL SAY REFERENDUM. I SUPPORT THE SECOND NOT THE FIRST.]

So which way should Remain voters vote? Sure, lots of voters are confused about where Labour stands on the issue of Brexit. It took a lot of time explaining to MPs and candidates that hiding from the racist backlash within the Brexit movement was not the way forward. Some Labour MPs and candidates still stupidly refuse to personally call for a final say referendum. Continue reading

The unbelievable coyness of Amber Rudd’s being

There are two surprising things about Rudd’s resignation and the response of other business Tories sacked by Johnson.

The first is her and their complete lack of fight to save their party. They are just giving up – they appear as petulant as the leader they leave behind.

The second thing is how coy they are about their ambitions. It is as if they have never been politicians. “Nah, just not that interested”.

At this time, at this place they become apathetic? I’m sorry, I just don’t believe it.

The only sense I can make of it is that something is afoot. Continue reading