- 08-07-2012, 11:21 #31
- 08-07-2012, 11:47 #32
- 08-07-2012, 12:11 #33Originally Posted by Tiddle
- 08-07-2012, 12:23 #34
I also hail from Northern pastures and i can think of barely a single politician from the last forty years let alone Prime minister who wasn't an egregious, venal, arrogant self serving wretch who did'nt play a part in fucking up the country.
Have em back? I'd see the whole stinking cabal flung out and start from scratch.Political correctness, A discredited and dogmatic ideology, the antithesis of free speech,
championed only by those who stand to gain from division and disunity.
- 08-07-2012, 12:44 #35
Please ensure you are seated and not within reach of breakable objects before proceeding!
Given uninspiring Ed a Blair comeback does not seem impossible, he still has his fans I'm afraid and they clustered in younger demographics.
From Ipsos Mori about a year ago Most capable/most likeable Prime MinisterMargaret Thatcher is seen as the most capable leader of the last 30 years though Tony Blair is more likeable
Data from the recent Reuters/Ipsos MORI Political Monitor shows that the two longest serving prime ministers of the last thirty years are also the seen as the most capable. A third of the public (36%) consider Margaret Thatcher to be the most capable leader, while a quarter (27%) say Tony Blair. One in ten rate Gordon Brown and David Cameron as most capable (11% and 10% respectively), while slightly fewer (7%) say John Major.
Blair is seen as the most likeable prime minister. A quarter of the public (26%) say that they like him most as a person, compared with a fifth (22%) who like Baroness Thatcher. Slightly fewer like Cameron (17%) while 13% say Brown and 10% say Major.
Thatcher has the greatest polarising effect between men and women of all the leaders, with men more likely to consider Thatcher a capable leader than women (40% compared to 31%). By contrast, more women than men say they like Thatcher as a person (25% compared to 18% of men). Tony Blair is respected equally by the sexes but has more personal popularity among men than women (30% of men like him as a person, compared to 23% of women).
While Thatcher is seen as most capable by the middle classes, Blair’s appeal is broadly consistent across social grades. Gordon Brown and John Major are most respected by those of social grade DE.
Thatcher is viewed as most capable by older people (42% of those aged 55+) while Blair wins the respect of younger people (35% of 18-34s).
Current Conservative leader David Cameron is less popular among current Conservative voters than Thatcher. Two-thirds of Conservative supporters think that Thatcher is most capable while only a fifth rate Cameron. Cameron makes slightly more headway against his predecessor in terms of being personally liked, although more Tory voters still say they personally like Thatcher than Cameron (41% compared to 29%).
That's the most foul, cruel, and bad-tempered rodent you ever set eyes on!
- 08-07-2012, 17:49 #36
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Capable and liked, Blair comes 2nd in this poll. Bloodyhell who did they ask? You know I have never been asked but saying that every time some one with a clip board approaches me I'm off muttering things like "go away I'm busy". So from now on I am going to make an effort to find out what this clip board yielding twat has to say. Maybe then I can give them another column or two for their graph such as who is the biggest twat, lying bastard, smug git etc. But how the hell people rate Blair as a person ahead of John (I've shagged Edwina)(fucking good on him) Major I don't know, I really admired old JM and he went up in my estermations when we found out about his over time with Ms Curry. Lucky old sod.
- 14-07-2012, 22:09 #37
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- 18-07-2012, 16:00 #40
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What's the difference between Tony Blair and The Master from Dr. Who?
One's a psychotic homicidal megalomaniac who's bent on World domination, the other's a fictional TV character.The only good thing I can say about my sister-in-law is that she's fat -
so there'll be plenty of room for everyone who wants to dance on her grave.