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Mad Nad's latest confession

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Apparently Nadine Dorries has said doesn't like arrogant men who think they're born to rule! Perhaps she's not really at home in the Conservative party!

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Which is ALMOST as funny as her last week press release where she described herself as a left wing feminist!

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Very skilled with the media though she is, I do wonder if she'll be forced to resign when she returns from the jungle.

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but...but..we NEED her....at least you know what she thinks, doesn't necessarily toe the party line, provides entertainment amongst those of you who have not yet had the same level of endorsement from the electorate.

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Hot favourite to be the first voted out ... she'll be a National Treasure by Christmas ...

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but...but..we NEED her....at least you know what she thinks, doesn't necessarily toe the party line, provides entertainment amongst those of you who have not yet had the same level of endorsement from the electorate.

She's always telling people what to think though.

It's positively Orwellian.

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but...but..we NEED her....at least you know what she thinks, doesn't necessarily toe the party line, provides entertainment amongst those of you who have not yet had the same level of endorsement from the electorate.

Frankly they could put a six month out of date sausage in a blue rosette up for election in her constituency and it would be elected for the conservatives. That's the problem with safe seats regardless of the party. You are more likely to get extreme views coming up through and people just won't vote for any other party. It was a similar problem in Hull with Prescott. Most people I knew from Hull hated him but they wouldn't vote for any party other than labour.

So no don't get all high and mighty over electoral endorsement. It's not usually about who you are or what you stand for, just which colour rosette you wear and where you nail your flag.

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but...but..we NEED her....at least you know what she thinks, doesn't necessarily toe the party line, provides entertainment amongst those of you who have not yet had the same level of endorsement from the electorate.

But she's elected to "toe the party line".

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She's always telling people what to think though.

It's positively Orwellian.

well, no. She is expressing her opinion and fulfilling her mandate as an elected politician. I certainly don't recall her coming on here and telling you what to think...I think.

One sometimes gets the impression that the mere words 'Socialism' and 'Communism' draw towards them with magnetic force every fruit-juice drinker, nudist, sandal-wearer, sex-maniac, Quaker, 'Nature Cure' quack, pacifist, and feminist in England. George Orwell, The Road To Wigan Pier

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But she's elected to "toe the party line".

shome mishtake shurley. She's not a Labour MP, you know.

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Frankly they could put a six month out of date sausage in a blue rosette up for election in her constituency and it would be elected for the conservatives. That's the problem with safe seats regardless of the party. You are more likely to get extreme views coming up through and people just won't vote for any other party. It was a similar problem in Hull with Prescott. Most people I knew from Hull hated him but they wouldn't vote for any party other than labour.

So no don't get all high and mighty over electoral endorsement. It's not usually about who you are or what you stand for, just which colour rosette you wear and where you nail your flag.

High and mighty? Moi? On what basis do you vote? for the party or the candidate?

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She is expressing her opinion

By standing up in Parliament and attempting to change other people's.

Very rude of her, I'm sure you'll agree.

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High and mighty? Moi? On what basis do you vote? for the party or the candidate?

For the candidate... though I'm probably a fool for doing that as the party generally overrides the individual's will. Sadly though most people vote for the party, and in fact in modern politics seem to think its more similar to a presidential election and vote for the party leader. (and yes)

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By standing up in Parliament and attempting to change other people's.

Very rude of her, I'm sure you'll agree.

by persuasion, and also its her job.

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For the candidate... though I'm probably a fool for doing that as the party generally overrides the individual's will. Sadly though most people vote for the party, and in fact in modern politics seem to think its more similar to a presidential election and vote for the party leader. (and yes)

good, I'm sure you are right, though why assume that most people vote for the party? The "feeling" I have is that in the Commissioner elections, the Independents will do quite well. As for Mad Nad, I think maybe Andrew Mitchell did what he did just to avoid having to "whip" her.

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good, I'm sure you are right, though why assume that most people vote for the party? The "feeling" I have is that in the Commissioner elections, the Independents will do quite well. As for Mad Nad, I think maybe Andrew Mitchell did what he did just to avoid having to "whip" her.

This will annoy many people on here but I liked Nick Cleggs joke comment yesterday at PMQ's that he thought sending her to the Aus jungle to eat bugs and live rough was the new chief whip stamping his authority on the situation.

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by persuasion, and also its her job.

Are you only allowed to try and change people's opinions so they match your own if you're a professional?

No jolly amateurs in your world?

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lots of them, and some of them on here. :P

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Politicians attempting to make jokes usually falls massively flat, even though they get braying laughter from their own side in the house.

Most of them are about as funny as, well, you know the metaphor.

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