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Tue Jul 23, 2019, 07:08 AM

Developing: Boris Johnson elected next British Prime Minister

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Source: MSNBC

Boris Johnson speaking now on his victory.

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Reply Developing: Boris Johnson elected next British Prime Minister (Original post)
oldsoftie Jul 23 OP
KY_EnviroGuy Jul 23 #1
nycbos Jul 23 #2
Blue_Tires Jul 23 #3
jeffreyi Jul 23 #6
Yavin4 Jul 23 #4
BlueIdaho Jul 23 #5
OliverQ Jul 23 #7
Yonnie3 Jul 23 #8

Response to oldsoftie (Original post)

Tue Jul 23, 2019, 08:38 AM

1. The Onion has occupied this hemisphere.

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Response to oldsoftie (Original post)

Tue Jul 23, 2019, 09:41 AM

2. British Lose Right to Claim That Americans Are Dumber

An oldie but still good.


LONDON (The Borowitz Report)—Across the United Kingdom on Friday, Britons mourned their long-cherished right to claim that Americans were significantly dumber than they are.

Luxuriating in the superiority of their intellect over Americans’ has long been a favorite pastime in Britain, surpassing in popularity such games as cricket, darts, and snooker.

But, according to Alistair Dorrinson, a pub owner in North London, British voters have done irreparable damage to the “most enjoyable sport this nation has ever known: namely, treating Americans like idiots.”



https://www.newyorker.com/humor/borowitz-report/british-lose-right-to-claim-that-americans-are-dumber

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Response to oldsoftie (Original post)

Tue Jul 23, 2019, 10:16 AM

3. And now the West as we know it is truly fucked...

We had a good run, I guess... Maybe I can emigrate to India or someplace...

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Response to Blue_Tires (Reply #3)

Tue Jul 23, 2019, 10:31 AM

6. Pitcairn Island.

My impeccable source (a podcast) says they are looking for fresh troops.

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Response to oldsoftie (Original post)

Tue Jul 23, 2019, 10:19 AM

4. Brexit and Boris Johnson are designed chaos

Thrust the UK into a fiscal emergency and then proceed to privatize public services.

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Response to oldsoftie (Original post)

Tue Jul 23, 2019, 10:28 AM

5. I never thought my British friends

Could be this stupid. Brexit will put the UK on its knees.

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Response to oldsoftie (Original post)

Tue Jul 23, 2019, 10:32 AM

7. This world is getting terrifying.

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Response to oldsoftie (Original post)

Tue Jul 23, 2019, 11:09 AM

8. Locking ...

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