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Paul
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Who should I vote for?

August 4th, 2022, 5:10 pm

Sunak or Truss?

There was a headline in The New European recently warning about Truss as PM. That’s probably going to influence my decision.
 
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Re: Who should I vote for?

August 4th, 2022, 9:15 pm

And what's the difference?
 
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Re: Who should I vote for?

August 5th, 2022, 7:04 am

And what's the difference?
I don’t want to prejudice your advice.
 
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Re: Who should I vote for?

August 5th, 2022, 8:23 am

Think it through.
Truss == Boris 2.0
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Re: Who should I vote for?

August 5th, 2022, 9:14 am

LIz == 5 more years of blaming the Scots and the EU.
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Re: Who should I vote for?

August 5th, 2022, 9:25 am

And what's the difference?
I don’t want to prejudice your advice.
The others do. I would have no doubts after Cuch recommendation.
 
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Re: Who should I vote for?

August 5th, 2022, 11:46 am

Cuch is making a powerful case.
 
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Re: Who should I vote for?

August 5th, 2022, 12:02 pm

"Liz will fight and Liz will be right"

But if you want ABN/AMRO to be sold off, then Rishi is yer man. With help from the taxpayer, what?

https://www.telegraaf.nl/financieel/136 ... n-abn-amro
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Re: Who should I vote for?

August 5th, 2022, 12:04 pm

Truss does seem more of a Thatcher wannabe than Sunak. Given that you’re reliving the 70’s with double digit inflation and a major recession coming up, that probably fits the theme. Just add some flared trousers and excess hair and call it a day!
 
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Re: Who should I vote for?

August 5th, 2022, 12:44 pm

who said this?

In remarks made in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, last week he said: "I managed to start changing the funding formulas, to make sure areas like this are getting the funding they deserve because we inherited a bunch of formulas from Labour that shoved all the funding into deprived urban areas and that needed to be undone.

"I started the work of undoing that."
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Re: Who should I vote for?

August 5th, 2022, 12:47 pm

Truss does seem more of a Thatcher wannabe than Sunak. Given that you’re reliving the 70’s with double digit inflation and a major recession coming up, that probably fits the theme. Just add some flared trousers and excess hair and call it a day!
What is wrong with the 80s?
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Re: Who should I vote for?

August 5th, 2022, 1:01 pm

I enjoyed the 80’s. Of course, I basically spent that entire decade as a student, and I liked being a student.
 
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Re: Who should I vote for?

August 5th, 2022, 2:56 pm

My money is on backbencher Boris and the Daily Mail (or was it the Telegraph). 
MPs are annoyed that he was unfairly ousted from power.
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Re: Who should I vote for?

August 5th, 2022, 3:08 pm

I enjoyed the 80’s. Of course, I basically spent that entire decade as a student, and I liked being a student.
No postdocs? It's even better.
 
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Re: Who should I vote for?

August 5th, 2022, 4:09 pm

I enjoyed the 80’s. Of course, I basically spent that entire decade as a student, and I liked being a student.
No postdocs? It's even better.
That wasn’t a thing in finance at the time. If memory serves me right, the ratio of open assistant professor positions to graduating PhDs in the US was roughly 5:1, so you might as well get a proper academic job.