Wow, what a few days it was! The excitement, the anticipation for the leave and remain sides, and the results. The Liberal Democrats did well, pulling in 20.5% of the national vote, but it was overshadowed by the 6-week-old Brexit Party with support across the UK in all regions except Continue Reading
Reports are coming in via social media from a Chris Butler, a counting agent for The Brexit Party in Nottingham, that they are not being allowed into the count to verify the ballots after polls closed tonight. Nottingham City Council has been contacted for comment.
Ode to Nigel (from the 17.4m) He gave us HOPE, when all MP’s could offer Was the DESPAIR they had reduced us toOur eyes were opened When he spoke of their corruption We saw it then, clear in our field of view He gave us PRIDE, again in our great Continue Reading
In information gathered by myPolitico from Facebook’s Ad Library, spending on political advertising by Change UK was over 3.5 times greater than that of the Brexit Party, totalling £87,770 in the last week alone. It seems that you can indeed flog a dead horse.
Earlier today, a pensioner leafleting in the Bath area for the Brexit Party was accosted by a local nutter, leaving her shaken up and distraught. We have checked and she’s perfectly fine, thankfully. What follows is her story of what happened today: After dropping leaflets in several roads, a chap Continue Reading
Our local election results are in and complete, so it’s time to take a look at what oddities we can see in the data. There was a good deal of rhetoric surrounding a Lib Dem and Green ‘surge’, but that simply is not the case. In fact, it appears that Continue Reading
Just when you thought that the UK couldn’t be any more of a global trendsetter, we go and do something new. Yep, it’s the phenomenon of the milkshake and it all started with Tommy Robinson. Our social norms, to date, are such that they have always allowed for discourse and Continue Reading
A month ago, I published an article on this site about the existential threat faced by the Conservatives. Four weeks on, and that ‘Tory Armageddon’ appears shockingly imminent, indeed, the ‘Extinction Level Event’ may already have occurred and we are witnessing the end of the Party. The cut up membership Continue Reading
Social media users are having a meltdown following the broadcast of the usual Sunday morning politics shows. The Andrew Marr show, in particular, has resulted in cheers for Nigel Farage from his supporters, with jeers in equal measure from all those who oppose him. Like it or not, it’s clear Continue Reading
A week is a long time in politics, and what a week it has been. The local elections were a disaster for the big two forces in British politics and even the Liberal Democrats could only celebrate a victory that arose from a combination of a low turnout and a Continue Reading