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Old 08-01-2019, 01:28 PM
Wrenching Spanners is offline
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Originally Posted by ElvisL1ves View Post
Nor is any PM. But voters for a party do know what the party stands for, and what sort of policies will be advanced by its leaders.
The point is that voters who voted Conservative in the last election were voting for Theresa May as PM and for a platform that was essentially moderate. Even the she only got enough votes, or seats if you prefer, to form a Minority government. Johnson is wildly different from Theresa May, is calling for a completely different form of Brexit than the soft Brexit that Theresa May planned, and his Brexit plans probably won't face any votes in Parliament beyond toothless motions.