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The nasty party is back

The summary of the election seems to be that, defying all expectations of pollsters, the youth actually voted. The difference this election is that the youth had a very positive politician representing them who actually connected with them. Corbyn’s optimism

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STRONG and STABLE ☑

The general election result is absolutely hilarious. Many of us knew we were never going to win this, which we accepted. What we didn’t know was that everybody else was going to lose too. The aftermath is even more hilarious:

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Final election thoughts/predictions

I’ll be blunt: both options are terrible. Under the Tories the economy has floundered, and thanks to brexit it will continue to flounder for the foreseeable future. The main losers will be as in the financial crash: recent graduates who

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The party of contradictions.

On the economy: Austerity was necessary in 2010 because the previous Labour government mishandled the economy to such a degree that there wasn’t enough cash. In 2017 we are continuing with austerity which implies at least one of two things:

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Horse, stable.

If you had asked me a few weeks ago I’d have said that the UK needs a strong and professional PM to take us through the EU negotiations, but in absence of that Theresa May is probably the best of

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Dementia tax

On the so called dementia tax… Personally I think old people get far too much free stuff, but the old person is not really concerned about their wealth at that stage of their life. Its main effect is that it

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Election thoughts

At the moment the Conservative campaign makes me want to stab myself in the face. For all the attacks on Labour’s ambiguity, I have virtually no idea what a vote for the Conservatives means. The only policies they’ve been clear

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