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Labour´s line on Syria can
now be summed up in six words:
´Oh God. What have we done?´

Telegraph [UK], by Dan Hodges

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Posted By:JoniTx, 9/2/2013 9:08:09 AM

The mood at Westminster is shifting. In the hours before Thursday’s dramatic Syria vote, the prevailing concern was over a precipitous rush towards war. This morning there is a feeling that Parliament has been guilty of a precipitous rush to peace. As this paper reports, pressure is now mounting for a new vote. Yesterday Lord Howard, Sir Malcolm Rifkind and Lord Ashdown all took to the airwaves to make a concerted plea for their parliamentary colleagues to think again. The evidence of the Assad regime´s culpability was mounting, they pointed out. Britain should not stand impotently by. As they did

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: harleynyc, 9/2/2013 9:29:41 AM     (No. 9502065)

Saudi´s got a grip there too it seems.


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Reply 2 - Posted by: MDConservative, 9/2/2013 10:03:04 AM     (No. 9502108)

Have it it, knuckleheads. Don´t ask us to play.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Deedo, 9/2/2013 10:14:39 AM     (No. 9502128)

Britain´s lack of support for Obama´s plan to use limited air strikes actually destabilizes the entire Middle East. The likelihood of the US "going it alone" is diminished due in large part to Britain´s vote of non-support.

We should let the Muslims have at it. It worked very well when Iraq and Iran had hundreds of thousands slaughtered in their 8 year war.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: pearlyjo, 9/2/2013 10:42:40 AM     (No. 9502178)

When do the peaceful Muslims we hear so much about rise up and put an end to what is happening in their own countries?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: athina, 9/2/2013 11:46:00 AM     (No. 9502285)

Don´t go all wobbly on us, Brits.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: MisterDickens, 9/2/2013 12:04:33 PM     (No. 9502308)

FTA: Britain should not stand impotently by.

Why not? Our guy is impotent. Stupid. Ignorant. And to say he is out of his league would be like saying the Grand Canyon is no more than a crack in the sidewalk.

I am certain that I shall go to my grave having never understood how so many Americans were duped by a communist infiltrator.

In another year or two, I will not be able to voice such expressions of free speech as I have just uttered. Yet, no one seems to care. The MSM has declared that we shall follow Zero with an equally ill-suited president, another utterly unqualified communist named Hildabeast Clintoon, aka "the most humiliated woman in history".

It just stuns the mind.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: harper, 9/2/2013 2:51:38 PM     (No. 9502521)

First the Britleft cowers, then BO runs...
Trendy Western Leftardism is taking a real boot to the crotch here in Realityville. Good thing there is nothing there to get hurt.

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