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[-] LEDZeppelin@lemmy.world 129 points 5 months ago

The same OLd PeoPLe that vote for these motherfuckers

[-] gravitas_deficiency@sh.itjust.works 37 points 5 months ago

Something something leopards and faces

[-] Nougat@kbin.social 14 points 5 months ago

"My face will eat the leopards!"

[-] EnderMB@lemmy.world 15 points 5 months ago

They had already voted for him. At that point, they've fulfilled their use, and if anything he'd probably be quite happy to off a few of them.

He was never a party man. His entire cabinet would happily see the Conservative party burn once they've got their money and power out of the public.

[-] FarceOfWill@infosec.pub 4 points 5 months ago* (last edited 5 months ago)

And they have. It's gonna be fun seeing how few seats they get next election

[-] EnderMB@lemmy.world 5 points 5 months ago

They should be utterly decimated...but I lost my faith in the UK voting public a long time ago. I have a few friends in Tory strongholds like Surrey and Somerset, and even now they're fully against the potential for a Labour government.

IMO the best thing that could happen to traditional conservatism is for the party to be annihilated at the next GE. Get the US-style identity politics and populism shite out, see it for the damage it caused the country, and give a populist Labour government some competition under a leader that isn't a fucking nutjob.

[-] bernieecclestoned@sh.itjust.works 78 points 5 months ago

I remember this on Reddit, is Boris an edgy memelord?

[-] pancakes@sh.itjust.works 9 points 5 months ago

Chances are he didn't do it entirely for the meme, so probably not

[-] Duamerthrax@lemmy.world 3 points 5 months ago

*Boomer Doomer

[-] SeaJ@lemm.ee 51 points 5 months ago

He's almost 60. He is not exactly a spring chicken.

[-] tankplanker@lemmy.world 45 points 5 months ago* (last edited 5 months ago)

He was also significantly over weight during this period with little exercise and, in a high stress job (not that it stopped him from his afternoon naps).

He also caught COVID quite early on (Late March), which was no surprise as he liked to attend parties when all this was going on, and was hospitalised for one on one care early for preventative care including oxygen back when oxygen was being restricted for preventative care.

I am not suggesting the PM shouldn't have had the best care available, more that hes proven to lack empathy of anything he hasn't experienced himself, so is highly unlikely to understand just how overloaded the NHS was at this point and that his experience was anything other than privileged.

[-] nonailsleft@lemm.ee 14 points 5 months ago

Herman Cain, yes you can!

[-] jonne@infosec.pub 35 points 5 months ago

He ended up in ICU after contracting COVID, after all.

[-] doggle@lemmy.dbzer0.com 46 points 5 months ago

Does he not realize that he's pretty much in that group now? And a massive chunk of his voters already are? Is he saying he thinks mother nature has it out for him?

[-] Diplomjodler@feddit.de 10 points 5 months ago

You can be damn sure that he'll get the best medical care available on the planet for himself.

[-] FarceOfWill@infosec.pub 4 points 5 months ago

This was before he caught it, so he probably did eventually realise yeah

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[-] Treczoks@lemmy.world 33 points 5 months ago

Which only supports my notion that he is terminally stupid. Those "old people" are their primary voter base.

[-] DragonTypeWyvern@literature.cafe 13 points 5 months ago

Hot Take:

He's fuckin old too

[-] Telodzrum@lemmy.world 5 points 5 months ago

Meh, attacking pensioners’ livelihoods never cost Tories votes, why should attacking their actual lives?

[-] echodot@feddit.uk 3 points 5 months ago

That's because all of the things that Tories do are reported on the internet, and that's a scary place that their voters don't look at.

[-] octoperson@sh.itjust.works 28 points 5 months ago

If only the virus had a better sense of irony

[-] 000999@lemmy.dbzer0.com 26 points 5 months ago

Imagine working your entire life and then dieing to covid during retirement. A tiny fraction of your life was free.

[-] random_character_a@lemmy.world 4 points 5 months ago

Image of devoted hardworking employee that will go places is form of manipulation.

[-] spittingimage@lemmy.world 23 points 5 months ago

Why can't we slap empathy into people? How was this bloodsucker ever welcomed into the halls of power?

[-] yata@sh.itjust.works 4 points 5 months ago

I think it is lack of empathy which helped him gain entry.

[-] HeyThisIsntTheYMCA@lemmy.world 3 points 5 months ago

No one else there has any either

[-] Treczoks@lemmy.world 3 points 5 months ago

Oh, you can. You'll need a large hammer for that, something like 5kg or bigger.

[-] Polar@lemmy.ca 22 points 5 months ago

Didn't realize only old people could have organ transplants, cancer, autoimmune disease, or just simply weaker immune systems.

Good thing it's only old people.

[-] ashok36@lemmy.world 3 points 5 months ago

I had a friend die from covid at 38. Another guy down the road died in his early 30s. They were both fat but probably should have had another 20 years at least.

[-] _haha_oh_wow_@sh.itjust.works 16 points 5 months ago* (last edited 5 months ago)

Oh BoJo, you scamp! You sad parody of a human being! What will he say next?

[-] mp3@lemmy.ca 11 points 5 months ago

Cancer is natural, should we stop treating that too?

[-] Deconceptualist@lemm.ee 7 points 5 months ago

"Placental cancer is nature's way of dealing with unborn babies." -- Boris Johnson, probably

[-] mojo@lemm.ee 6 points 5 months ago

They hated him because he told the truth

[-] Ghyste@sh.itjust.works 6 points 5 months ago

Nature's way of dealing with stupid people, maybe.

[-] joelthelion@lemmy.world 4 points 5 months ago
[-] Evotech@lemmy.world 4 points 5 months ago

Surely he just said that as a joke. I know I have

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