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September 18, 2017

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September 18, 2017

It's not just the BBC Bob,  Sky News have many reporters who are blatantly anti Brexit too, and look for any & every opportunity to run down the Tory Government. If we ever went to war again I reckon both TV News companies would highlight how wonderful our enemies were ! John (JKW)

September 18, 2017

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September 18, 2017

I have watched the news on several channels and they all say that Boris Johnson is backseat driving, and that the cabinet think and say so too, it was and is being said that Amber Rudd uttered these words. I was watching the Andrew Marr show on Sunday when he was interviewing her and the first person to mention back seat driving was Andrew Marr he interjected as she was answering his question and said that he (Boris) was backseat driving, it has been wrongly attributed to Amber Rudd, more spin by the news agencies.

September 19, 2017

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September 19, 2017

A few years ago when I was still 'gainfully employed' in my civilian occupation, I always awarded myself a 'Heidi Friday' ( you would have had to have been in Sennelager to know what that is, suffice it to say it's a German Pub called the Heidekotten)  4 O'clock on the dot, shut down PC, clear my desk, send my PA home and then off to the golf club for the water of life! Stopped off at home to collect she who must be obeyed so that she could come and drive me home later. After putting the world to rights with like minded (mainly Tory supporting members) and more than enough of the Famous Grouse in the golf club bar, Veronika would collect me when I rang her and then stop off at the village Chippy en route home to assuage my post alcohol munchies. After eating and settling down at home Question Time was 'de rigeur' for me, somewhat to the chagrin of Mrs F who has as much interest in politics as Wayne Rooney has in staying faithful. I loved the debates, the cut and thrust of the arguments, the fair mix audience and the whole programme of topical issues. With several large whiskers under my belt I joined in the debates vociferously, if pointlessly, as no one could hear me!  About 5 years ago I stopped watching it because it had become a farce. Audiences seemed almost one sidedly anti Tory, the non politicos on the panel were mainly Billy Budd types, socialist diehards and the whole thing just seemed to be going away from ethical debate. Anyway, out of sheer boredom one Friday recently I was flicking through the channels and happened upon my old favourite. I left it on for about 20 minutes. Nothing but anti Brexit, anti Tory anti anything remotely to do with the Government and it served as a timely reminder as to why I had stopped watching it years ago. The BBC is not unbiased, it IS, or at least portrays itself as, anti Tory and it just seems to delight in putting a totally negative spin on every single aspect of Government. Last evening reporter after reporter asserted the TM was in a weak position because of Boris's recent spread in the newspapers apropos Brexit. 'She is trying to sort global trade deals while her ministers are plotting behind her back' seems to be flavour of the moment. Meanwhile Corbyn is doing nothing other than urging unions to strike in order to bring the Government down because he is too ineffectual to do it any other way. BBC......Biased Bitching Corporation! And yes I know, long intro before I got to the crux of my post. You can't please all of the people all of the time.  

September 19, 2017

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September 19, 2017

In reply to John's post ,Sky is also a pain . I agree they're all anti Brexit anti Tory,but I've found a way to limit their droning on the "OFF BUTTON " on my remote .

September 19, 2017

Joined: May 5, 2014
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September 19, 2017

I'm a bit less drastic Bob - I use the "mute" button regularly instead ! John (JKW)


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