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  1. Standard member Amaurote
    No Name Maddox
    26 Mar '15 14:34 / 2 edits
    Just noticed the most amazing symmetry between the corruption scandal involving Shapps, the Chairman of the Conservative Party, and the "meltdown" scene in Bob Roberts.

    This is real life: https://youtu.be/alp566hl6R8
    This is Bob Roberts: https://youtu.be/1Oetxnq_OG4

    http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2015/mar/25/grant-shapps-did-not-publish-own-name-on-marketing-website-analysis-finds

    In all seriousness, how long can this individual remain in post? It seems entirely appropriate that he remain chairman since he is symbolic of the kind of mendacious, get-rich-quick extractive capitalism that typifies the Conservative Party, but this revelation is some weeks old and he continues to hold a post in the cabinet.
  2. Standard member bill718
    Enigma
    26 Mar '15 15:59
    Originally posted by Amaurote
    Just noticed the most amazing symmetry between the corruption scandal involving Shapps, the Chairman of the Conservative Party, and the "meltdown" scene in Bob Roberts.

    This is real life: https://youtu.be/alp566hl6R8
    This is Bob Roberts: https://youtu.be/1Oetxnq_OG4

    http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2015/mar/25/grant-shapps-did-not-publish-own-name ...[text shortened]... ive Party, but this revelation is some weeks old and he continues to hold a post in the cabinet.
    Hey...if they can re elected Mark Sanford, (with or without his new soul mate/ bimbo/ would have been wife) they can retain Mr. Shapps. Our beloved republicans seem to re discover their relationship with God, only when it's convenient.

    http://nypost.com/2014/09/12/mark-sanford-ends-engagement-amid-problems-with-ex-wife/