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Mon Mar 23, 2020, 04:43 PM

And just like that...Britain goes to lock down

Can't say I didn't see it coming.

After seeing the idiots all over the parks, coasts, etc the past few days & the fools queuing at McDonald's today...Boris really had no choice.

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Reply And just like that...Britain goes to lock down (Original post)
BooScout Mar 2020 OP
gibraltar72 Mar 2020 #1
BooScout Mar 2020 #3
gibraltar72 Mar 2020 #4
BooScout Mar 2020 #6
T_i_B Mar 2020 #7
T_i_B Mar 2020 #2
BooScout Mar 2020 #5

Response to BooScout (Original post)

Mon Mar 23, 2020, 04:51 PM

1. They have a no confidence vote.

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Response to gibraltar72 (Reply #1)

Mon Mar 23, 2020, 04:59 PM

3. Huh...

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Response to BooScout (Reply #3)

Mon Mar 23, 2020, 05:02 PM

4. He has to keep enough people happy or be voted out.

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Response to gibraltar72 (Reply #4)

Mon Mar 23, 2020, 05:10 PM

6. You know...

I never believed I'd say this...but Boris is doing a pretty damned good job right now....especially when you compare him to the absolute idiot Trump.

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Response to BooScout (Reply #6)

Tue Mar 24, 2020, 03:04 AM

7. I respectfully disagree

I don't buy into Coronavirus conspiracy theories or pillory Johnson every time he addresses the nation. I also think that the government has an unimaginably difficult job with this crisis. However, I do think that other nations governments have handled this better and the comparison to President Fart sets a very low bar.

The government has spurned cooperation with EU countries to a wholly unnecessary degree. The "herd immunity" strategy didn't work. The British government has often dithered in making unpleasant but necessary decisions and advice has often not been clear enough.

I was especially unimpressed with the way the government threw the hospitality sector under the bus by telling people not to go out but refusing to close bars and restaurants. And then announcing that they were closing restaurants at 5pm on a Friday night!

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Response to BooScout (Original post)

Mon Mar 23, 2020, 04:58 PM

2. Had to happen

I went past a park in Sheffield on Saturday and it was busy. Which defeats the object of stopping Coronavirus. The lockdown had sadly become unavoidable.

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Response to T_i_B (Reply #2)

Mon Mar 23, 2020, 05:07 PM

5. They closed every tourist spot in Wales today...

I'm perfectly happy to stay home.

I've been to the hospital 3 times in the last month and the dentist today for an emergency temporary filling. The Doctors, nurses and dentists are scared. You can see it on their faces.

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