Boris Johnson faces inquiry over racist comments

Discussion in 'SMB' started by Ben Gardner, Aug 9, 2018.

  1. This is a big concern and there is no room for oppression in our society. This does give a strong argument to ban the Burka but raises many other issues like being oppressive to women who chose to wear the Burka and I would be concerned that some women will become prisoners in their own home by dominate husbands or family members. It's a tricky issue to tackle.
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  2. Tommy Tolpuddle

    Tommy Tolpuddle Full Back

    Do you spend a lot of time in the Muslim community like?
  3. Not something for Boris Johnson, then?
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  4. Occam's Razor

    Occam's Razor Striker

    Aye. Boris had a meet with that Bannon twat recently, didn't he? This "controversy" is probably exactly what you say, a deliberate ploy by Johnson to keep himself front and centre even if it means cynically spouting shite he doesn't even believe.

    I'm convinced this bollocks won't play as well here as it does in the US, but nothing surprises me anymore.

    Anyway, it seems he has broken some sort of parliamentary code of conduct by taking up new employment so soon after leaving the cabinet (something like that, I wasn't really paying attention), but that doesn't matter as normal rules don't apply to Boris.
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  5. yyy

    yyy Striker

    As much as I don't like his stance on many issues, in this case he's cracked a crappy pub joke. I agree with Rowan Atkinson here.

    The reaction from the PC lobby is actually making the situation worse. Move on, nothing to see here.

    As much as I'm a Remainer, I do wonder if this being used as an excuse to neutralise a key Brexiteer.
  6. :lol:Exactly.:lol:
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  7. Harry Angstrom

    Harry Angstrom Striker

    Nope. Are you saying I'm wrong?
  8. That’s your opinion again, isn’t it?
  9. Yes.;) Play up to the Nationalist and Popularist vote, it worked with the 'Rust Belt' it may work with the working and lower class here? Cling on to his conservative supporters and it would add up to a lot of votes for him. It won't play as well but labour are ineffective at the moment, the Tory party in a shambles, so Boris has plenty to capitalise on.
    Oh and he has daft hair also, that many people warm to for it's comedic effect.
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  10. Harry Angstrom

    Harry Angstrom Striker

    It is a message board.
  11. Unbalanced Views

    Unbalanced Views Central Defender

  12. Fats

    Fats Midfield

  13. That’s fine, I was just checking, as I’d like to read the source if not.
  14. Keith S30S

    Keith S30S Inside right Staff Member Contributor

    Nail on the head.

    Lefties love these causes, rightly so if they do over egg the pudding a bit but strangely say little or nothing about Muslim countries and individuals here and abroad having frankly backward views on all 3 issues.
  15. Unbalanced Views

    Unbalanced Views Central Defender

    White people do too, your point is ?
  16. Fats

    Fats Midfield

    Bad form totally for white people to use the term. The article in the Guardian was written by a Muslim.
  17. Unbalanced Views

    Unbalanced Views Central Defender

    Dear me, so your view is its ok for a Muslim to make fun of Muslim women, but not a white man ? That is to say minorities are able to dictate to the majority what they can say or write ?
  18. Fats

    Fats Midfield

    It's gone clear over your head hasn't it?
  19. Dagzd1973

    Dagzd1973 Midfield


    Underrated post. :lol:
  20. Occam's Razor

    Occam's Razor Striker

    Don't agree with that. Most lefties I know, and the ones who post on here, seem appalled by the worst countries and individuals waging all sorts of oppression in the name of Islam.

    Mind, they also get exercised by otherwise, er, unreconstructed people who generally hate the "PC brigade" then suddenly turn into great defenders of women's and gay rights when it's the Muslims who are being sexist and homophobic.
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