North Shropshire by-election result
None of the other 9 candidates exceeded 1%. UKIP and Reclaim managed 1%; of the remaining 7, only the Monster Raving Loony scored as high as 0.3%.
The start of today’s blog post is written not long after the declaration at North Shropshire, which came around 0415 hrs.
The hour or so of TV news broadcast I have just seen was notable for the superiority of the Sky News coverage over that of the BBC (which I saw briefly before turning over). The Sky presenters were urbane, humorous, and effective, whereas the BBC presenter was a beardless youth who interviewed some BBC talking head who himself seemed odd, oddly alert (and fast-talking, though saying little of interest) at nearly four o’clock in the morning.
As to the result itself, this is “seismic” (as I predicted it would be if the result turned out to be a LibDem win, which I also, though tentatively, predicted); seismic not only for the Conservative Party but for Labour as well.
“Boris” and his pack of clowns are having to learn again the lesson of the French Revolution: you cannot say “let them eat cake” while you guzzle foie gras.
The Conservative Party is making the same mistake in England that the Labour Party made in Scotland, that of saying “where will they [the previously-loyal voters] go?…where can they go?” Labour thought that most Scottish voters would pretty much have to stick with Labour, because they had no alternative. Well, we know how that worked out. It worked for a long time, many decades in fact, but in the end those voters got sick of being taken for granted, and at things not improving for them. Result— Scottish Labour now has 1 MP out of 59 Scottish MPs: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scottish_Labour#House_of_Commons.
It is always dangerous to assume that people have no alternative. The Conservative Party has thought that, in respect of southern and/or rural English constituencies, for many years. There is no credible social-national party in England, though. The LibDems have always been the “dustbin” alternative. UKIP nearly broke through but was defeated by the FPTP semi-rigged electoral system, and the same was true a decade ago of the BNP (who also had the embedded Jew-Zionist element in the msm working against them).
People in North Shropshire did not vote for the LibDem candidate, as such, but against the “Conservative” one. Big difference.
CCHQ will no doubt refer to the relatively low turnout (46.3%, as against 67.9% in 2019) but part of that low turnout (I think much of that) can be attributed to formerly Conservative voters abstaining, unwilling to vote for the Conservative Party but also refusing to vote LibDem or Labour.
This by-election could go down in history, though it is unlikely to signal the start of (another) LibDem “revival”. Having said that, there are many constituencies where few would vote Labour but many might at least consider a LibDem. Add to that tactical voting by people who would really prefer a Labour MP, and it might add up to something significant.
The Liberal Party scored 31.6% (second place) in 1983; the LibDems’ best result was 25.3% in 1992. The 2021 by-election candidate, who scored only 10% a mere 2 years ago in 2019) has now received 47.2% of votes cast! Voting against (the clown’s candidate), not for the LibDem as such.
So what about the Conservative Party candidate? 31.6%. Well below even the 40.2% of 1997. This was a shout of anger against stupid “Boris” and his pack of clowns. The actual candidate was, in my view, poor: not fully English, and another “Conservative” lawyer (barrister), who was at one time an Army doctor. I am probably biased, but having met a few, I never trust a doctor who becomes a barrister (or a politician, thinking of David Owen, Hastings Banda, Papa Doc Duvalier, “Che” Guevara, Radovan Karadzic etc).
Having said all that, this was not a Neil Shastri-Hurst disaster but a “Boris” and general Conservative Party disaster.
Now, to Labour. Since North Shropshire was re-dedicated in 1983, and until the by-election, Labour has failed to come in second only four times, and only once (2010) since 1992.
It is all very well to talk about tactical voting, or Labour supporters “lending their votes” to the LibDem in order to beat the Con candidate. Yes; no argument on that, but is that the whole story? The 9.7% scored in the by-election was the lowest Labour vote ever in North Shropshire. Even in 1983, at the height of Thatcherism, and when Labour suffered its crushing national defeat under Michael Foot [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1983_United_Kingdom_general_election], it still scored 14.7% (third place) in North Shropshire.
The conclusion must be that, while many formerly Labour votes went tactically (or otherwise) to the LibDem, many Labour voters just voted with their feet, if such be the bon mot, and stayed home. Labour scored 22.1% in 2019, and 31.1% in 2017 (both under Corbyn) in the constituency.
If this by-election result is bad for Boris-idiot, it is arguably at least as great a blow for Labour’s Jewish-lobby leadership under Keir Starmer. The problem is not just the “Israel first” aspect of Labour’s present leadership, but also the way in which the supposed “Opposition” keeps propping up “Boris” over various matters, such as the Online Harms Bill and, of more immediate political importance, the Covid/Omicron “panicdemic” “rules” and “laws”.
No-one really can have expected Labour to win the by-election, but to fall below 10% is a straw in the wind that (in my view) is significant.
The other parties that stood? Well, the Greens are perennial 5% (or below) candidates, except in Brighton Pavilion, so nothing of interest there. As for the new Farage pop-up, “Reform UK”, it only got a 3.7% vote. I think that people mostly see through Farage now, either as “controlled opposition” or simply as a moneygrasping “slithey tove” who (like “Boris”) just cannot be trusted.
The various small-c “conservative” “nationalist” parties, i.e. UKIP, Reform UK, Reclaim Party, Heritage, and Freedom Alliance, together scored only around 6%, far less than even my low expectations (I had thought 10%, and maybe, as protest, as much as 20%).
A final thought. Brexit is dead as an issue, politically. It has been very badly mishandled (with “Boris” in nominal charge, how could it not have been?), but we are out and we are staying out.
Only 4 hours?! Talk about sisu! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sisu.
It is amazing what even one determined person can do.
One person can achieve plenty, in principle; a group can achieve so much more, if congruent. Look at how Adolf Hitler was only the 7th actual member (there were other supporters) of the DAP which became the NSDAP, and how he managed to lead those few to go from seven men in a cellar to the pinnacle of supreme power in Germany, despite frenzied and violent Jewish and other opposition. It took him 14 years, but he made it.
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I think that (as someone unattached to any System party) I can be considered objective. I agree with Williamson inasmuch as the North Shropshire demonstrates (as I have blogged in the past) that Labour’s problem lies not in its leader(s) but in Labour itself. The fact is (as blogged previously) that Labour is now irrelevant, and if it were not for the UK’s FPTP voting system, would by now have all but disappeared.
Look at North Shropshire. In the general elections from 1997, through 2001, 2005, 2010, 2015, 2017, 2019, and now the 2021 by-election, Labour scored 36%, 35.2%, 25.9%, 18.1%, 19.9%, 31.1%, 22.1%, and now 9.7%.
The elections Labour have fought in North Shropshire since 1997 show an uneven pattern, but more of a decline than a rise. Since and including 2010, only once better than 22.1%, and that was 31.1% in 2017, the first general election Labour fought under Corbyn.
The present Government and the present Labour Opposition are symbiotically chained together, and their policies are in practice very similar.
Starmer is a puppet, or monkey-on-a-stick.
Luke Akehurst is a leading (though apparently non-Jew) pro-Zionist who will now do what he can to defend the “Israel first” “Labour” front bench, and Starmer most of all. Dan Hodges is, of course, correct in saying the very same as I have done (earlier in today’s blog).
Israel’s “monkey-on-a-stick” Sajid Javid (well, one of them…) lauds the ludicrously-misnamed “SAGE” committee, with its 2 years of “millions will die” propaganda and perennially-wrong forecasting. What’s really behind it all? NWO/ZOG and the planned biosecurity police state, the Great Reset etc.
Look at how inflation is rising in the UK. Over 5%, which is twice the rate it was only a couple of years ago. That is what happens when you waste money in huge amounts (as with the “Test and Trace” nonsense), or “give money away” in huge amounts (as with the “furlough” programme and the rest). The currency cannot be diluted for long without real-world effects.
Also, look at how the msm are conditioning the public to accept a far more rapid rise in the age at which people can expect to receive a State pension.
Stealth “taxation” by another name.
The same applies to the “holocaust” narrative…
Is there not one German who can do what is necessary?
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He’s an idiot. People in the future will wonder how a clown like that ever had the possibility of becoming Prime Minister, even a prime minister of a country that seems to be in terminal socio-economic and socio-political decline.
What is extraordinary about that interview is that the Clown seems to be obsessed by “Covid” and especially “Omicron”.
The Clown makes the right noises about how what the public are interested in is government doing things for them, but does not seem to accept that his government has failed precisely in that!
The cross-Channel migration-invasion continues, the facemask nonsense interferes with tens of millions of people daily (and creates massive pollution), the roads are unmended, the railways unimproved, the social care sector is being stretched and near-ruined (and certainly not “fixed” as promised), the NHS is scarcely operating except as a “panicdemic” service…the list just goes on.
The Clown’s only hope is to keep the fear propaganda going re. “Covid”, despite the fact that only about one in a thousand UK people has actually died “with” it (not of it) (and as far as actual English/British —“white”— people are concerned, it is not even one in a thousand. Maybe one in fifteen hundred. Serious but not existential. The real figures may be even less sensational.
Yes, that really came out for a moment or two. The Clown is a rather sinister clown, or would be, had he autocratic power.
This is when an old-style heavyweight political bruiser like Andrew Neil can come into his own, but the Clown has usually refused to be tackled by him. Pity. As for Sam Coates, one wonders whether he would have been quite so forthright before it became obvious that the Clown is on the way out. Perhaps, perhaps not.
People are sometimes seen writing in newspapers that Johnson wants to leave, to start penning rubbish newspaper columns again (and getting £250,000 a year for it, like he did before, when, inter alia, the Barclay Brothers were paying via the Daily Telegraph), and writing the sort of memoirs that attract million-pound advances and royalties. I think not. Johnson is a moneygrubber, true, but his primary motivation is to hold power, though not because he wants to do anything with it (and in any case he has no real ideas, and no real capabilities). He wants to hold power just for the sake of it, and to be centre of (favourable) attention.
I do not blame Johnson alone. I blame the msm for puffing this useless barrel of lies and self-promotion as “Prime Minister in waiting” for 20 years. I suppose that his part-Jew origins (and pro-Israel attitude) helped him there.
I also blame the elderly Conservative Party members who elected him as leader of that party. I blame also the MPs who initially nominated and voted for him. Finally, I blame the ingrained political stupidity of the British, especially English, voters, who allowed themselves to be conned by a really not very plausible con-man.
“Simon Case CVO (born 27 December 1978) is a British civil servant who currently serves as Cabinet Secretary and Head of the Home Civil Service since 9 September 2020, succeeding Sir Mark Sedwill.” [Wikipedia].
Is he at least part-((( )))? I do not know. If anyone has more information, by all means send it.
Incidentally, I noticed in a news report that 10, Downing Street displayed a 9-branched Jewish candlestick in its window recently, during the recent Jewish religious holiday. Is that a new custom? I had not heard of it previously.
At least the Roman Army only tested poisons on the badly-wounded…
We become more “enriched” and “blessed” daily…I wonder what that pair are? Brain surgeons? Civil engineers? Small boat navigators? Hardy ha ha…
In “the old days”, there was a severe disconnect between what the Soviet mass media pumped out and the reality experienced by most of the 290 million Soviet citizens. I never thought that it would happen here, but look at the BBC, Sky, ITN now!
According to UK msm, we are in the grip of a huge pandemic, which can only be ameliorated by wearing facemask muzzles, being “vaccinated” by experimental “vaccines” and almost weekly (soon) “boosters”, and by shutting down much of the country.
We are also told that either there is no mass immigration problem, or that the invasion is something that we should welcome, and that the invaders will “enrich” us and benefit us.
We are also told that there is a huge “terror” threat, mostly from “the far right”, meaning social-nationalists (white people, often of school age)…
The reality is of course quite different. At some point, the msm drones will have to be held accountable for their lies and their evil retailing of NWO/ZOG propaganda.
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Apropos rising inflation, presumably increasing wages are a part of that. Do we want better wages, so that our own people will fill all the roles, or do we want to import Eastern Europeans to do the menial jobs and pay them peanuts? I suppose if you were a big business friend of the Tories, you would want the latter.
Increased pay only means something if the money it is paid in is sound. If workers get a 10% rise, but prices rise by 10% (or more) then the “increase” in pay is but a mirage, of course.
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10320565/Predator-24-attacked-six-women-12-day-rampage-including-four-one-day-jailed-life.html. Off topic: more garbage enriching our land! 😖
How “enriched” we are, but the fault lies primarily with the virtue-signalling multikulti British, and also with the “you know who…s”— they riddle the mass media, academia, and legal professions like termites.
https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1537593/Afghan-refugee-housing-UK-Walsall-Council More news from the “madhouse” that is the UK: I am sure he was expecting a mansion of some kind – unbelievable!
He is learning firsthand what a massive housing crisis he and millions of other invaders have created here. If the UK is supposed to owe him something for his (supposed) service, then maybe he could be relocated (with family) to, say, Pakistan, and paid a small pension that would be enough to live on, in modest comfort, there.