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Bk Ray

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Unstable Molecule

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Subj: Lib Dems would win a GE if called tomorrow.
Posted: Fri May 31, 2019 at 02:48:10 pm EDT (Viewed 217 times)
Reply Subj: What's happening in the British parliament?
Posted: Fri May 24, 2019 at 01:03:14 pm EDT (Viewed 406 times)

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I'm by no means up to speed on Brexit, so please let me know if I'm completely out to lunch. But with the third failure of Teresa May's proposal for Brexit, and her subsequent resignation, it feels like parliament is extremely dysfunctional. They can't agree on anything, so literally nothing seems to be getting done. And without agreement, it seems inevitable that Britain is heading towards a No-Deal Brexit, which would be a disaster. I feel like whoever is May's successor will have the same challenges and the same result - a hung jury.

Is there a way out? Does parliament secretly (or overtly) want a second referendum, ignoring the democratic will of the people? Will a second referendum even produce a different result? Is there even time for any of that?

I know some of the regulars around here are citizens of the UK, so I'd appreciate your opinions.

Thanks in advance.

A Labour-Lib Dem coalition would be very interesting, nearly as likely would be a Con-Brexit coalition.

However could Corbyn actually be a Deputy PM to Jo Swinson?

Could Gove be a Deputy PM to Farage?

To me, I can honestly see both the usual main parties refuse to be 'junior parties' in a coalition. However both parties would be devestated. I also can't imagine a country with this divide. Both sides completly opposite to each other.

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