Fucking Mandy!
By Imperial Mince (Thu Jul 22, 2004 at 09:41:26 PM EST) (all tags)

The man has the memory of a goldfish, but that fucking cunt in the white house 10 Downing Street still thinks he can use him?

The man is a fucking retard, Poll: How long until he's forced to resign in disgrace?

Well Suited To Europe by jump the ladder (5.50 / 2) #1 Thu Jul 22, 2004 at 09:45:17 PM EST
Hasbeen...Check

Corrupt...Check

Does what he's told by the PM...Check

Used to mismanaging white elephants like the dome so ideal for EU project...check

I can't think of a better candidate

can't think of a better candidate by martingale (6.00 / 1) #2 Thu Jul 22, 2004 at 09:57:47 PM EST
Are you saying you can't see Blair as a future commissioner, or is he finally out of the woods and back on track for another term?
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No, Blair wants to become by jump the ladder (6.00 / 1) #4 Thu Jul 22, 2004 at 10:09:20 PM EST
European President surely? But he'd better start sucking up to Chirac and Schroder soon.

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he'll have to get in line by martingale (3.00 / 0) #6 Thu Jul 22, 2004 at 10:21:27 PM EST
I believe Giscard d'Estaing wants this role first... Has Blair been brushing up on his Polish? Might come in handy in the future.
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No chance for Blair. by fritz the cat (6.00 / 1) #8 Thu Jul 22, 2004 at 10:31:11 PM EST
No chance of Blair becoming EU president - he's generally loathed throughout Europe for being Bush's poodle and the Iraq wars. And people on the right still thinks Labour is a left wing party so wouldn't vote him. Hold on - we don't get to vote for the EU president, do we?

[Ed.: currently a dormant account - posting on behalf of extremely tedious HuSer]
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Patten by Breaker (3.00 / 0) #3 Thu Jul 22, 2004 at 10:09:20 PM EST
By all accounts, did a good job handing HK over though...

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Dunno about that by Phage (3.00 / 0) #5 Thu Jul 22, 2004 at 10:14:44 PM EST
i thought he did well in HK, but I have heard a lot of negative sentiment from Brits about him. Apparently seen as a bureaucratic toady...

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I think the HKians were pissed by martingale (6.00 / 1) #10 Thu Jul 22, 2004 at 10:37:13 PM EST
Because he elected to not rock the boat. Looking at where they are seven years later, you can sort of see why they're pissed.
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Liar! by Rogerborg (6.00 / 1) #11 Thu Jul 22, 2004 at 10:39:01 PM EST
There were assurances.  Understandings worded in the strongest possible terms.  No honourable nation would renege on such things.

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Indeed. by ambrosen (6.00 / 1) #13 Thu Jul 22, 2004 at 11:03:37 PM EST
No honourable nation did renege on the understandings. I understand the pro democracy movement's gathering popular support in the 'don't rock the boat' section of society now, though.

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Yes, he surrendered with dignity by Rogerborg (5.00 / 1) #7 Thu Jul 22, 2004 at 10:22:18 PM EST
They didn't start sniggering and flicking snot at him until his back was turned.

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Well by Breaker (3.00 / 0) #12 Thu Jul 22, 2004 at 10:40:37 PM EST
Seeing as the deal on HK was about to expire anyway, there wasn't much he could do about it anyway, apart from retreating in a dignified manner.

I don't know about the flinging of snot, but I do hear spitting's quite popular in China.

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OMFG by Rogerborg (3.00 / 0) #9 Thu Jul 22, 2004 at 10:37:03 PM EST
So, let me see... this advances the cause of making Joe Schmoe feel more in touch with and in control of the Yerpian beaurocracy beeeeecauuuuse....?

Tony B. Liar gets more accurate every day.  I think the cognitive dissonance has rotted right down to the brain stem.

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