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After Corby, the Tories can no
longer claim that a vote for
UKIP is a wasted one

Telegraph [UK], by Norman Tebbit

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 11/17/2012 11:35:45 AM

It is always dangerous to make too much of by-election results, but there are usually some pointers to what is happening to public opinion. So the first thing worth noting is that although the turnouts in the Labour safe seats at Manchester Central, Cardiff South and Penarth were very low, at Corby there was a creditable 45 per cent poll. It seems that when the electors feel that they can make a difference, they do take the trouble to vote. Then it is pretty clear that Labour had a rather good day and the Tories rather a bad one.

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Can this be a game-changer? The UKIPers would be far better bedfellows than the Lib-Dems.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: jimmyfoxhound, 11/17/2012 11:58:24 AM     (No. 9020618)

Go to Youtube and look up speeches by Nigel Farage, the man is a prophet & just lays into the EU buffons.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mythman, 11/17/2012 12:29:08 PM     (No. 9020681)

#1 said just what I was going to say. You absolutely must see the brilliant and eloquent Nigel Farage berating the EuroCommunists of the EU right to their faces in the EU Parliament on Youtube.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Pete Stone, 11/17/2012 1:30:39 PM     (No. 9020767)

I wish we has a party like the UKIP. Too many in the Republican leadership are Beltway Tweedledums. But the Reform Party turned out to have no message except a negative one (Throw the bums out!), and the Tea Party has no membership governance structure. (Who decides what the Tea Party does? Some shadowy leadership that does not turn to its members for advice or consent.)
That means we (and I include Tea Party members) will have to work to improve the GOP from the inside. Please, not another Romney, McCain, or Bush for president!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: mythman, 11/17/2012 2:24:24 PM     (No. 9020852)

#3, the Tea party purposely has no identifiable governing body, thus preventing the Libs from defining them and demonizing them via classic Alinsky tactics.

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