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Rees-Mogg apparently knows very little about the period running from, say, Hastings to Bosworth.  Probably knows very little about any other period either.  I suspect his only history book had a title along the lines of "Ripping Tales for Boys."  He's such a moron, he fully qualifies to be a US politician, aside from the citizenship thing.  Amazing how far a double-barreled name can still get you.  As for the Daily Repress, it doesn't know much about much and displays that, well, daily.
by rifek on Mon Mar 11th, 2019 at 01:45:06 AM EST
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He could be governor in several US states. We are not actually very organized over here...
https://ballotpedia.org/Qualifications_for_governor_in_each_state
by asdf on Mon Mar 11th, 2019 at 05:03:47 AM EST
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Yes, but there are all those unwritten requirements, e.g., try running for governor in Utah if you aren't Mormon.
by rifek on Mon Mar 11th, 2019 at 09:57:26 PM EST
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The same way the NY rules don't officially require you to be a member of the Cuomo family.
by gk (gk (gk quattro due due sette @gmail.com)) on Mon Mar 11th, 2019 at 11:10:11 PM EST
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But in New York, you're not threatened with excommunication for voting the wrong way.  You may have a contract taken out on you, but it isn't a spiritual one.
by rifek on Wed Mar 13th, 2019 at 03:02:34 AM EST
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But when Teachout was running against Cuomo, didn't somebody say that women who don't vote for women have a special place in Hell reserved for them?
by gk (gk (gk quattro due due sette @gmail.com)) on Wed Mar 13th, 2019 at 12:08:12 PM EST
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Lord haw-haw.
Method actor.

'The history of public debt is full of irony. It rarely follows our ideas of order and justice.' Thomas Piketty
by melo (melometa4(at)gmail.com) on Tue Mar 12th, 2019 at 12:44:06 PM EST
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