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David Merritt @butwhatifitsall Cottenham, Cambridge

Just an average, pragmatic left-leaning atheist. I support the underdog, despair at where we're at politically. All views my own. RTs don't signify agreement

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Joined Twitter 4/13/15


Question: will hydrogen engines eventually become the default power units in vehicles? Is battery power the new VHS? https://t.co/jHl7xPxwo9If you got beaten up in the street for being gay, or black, shamed for being a single parent & shunned for having a… https://t.co/Vh0tlIM6Df @LeftieK13 Do you not have any doubts about Corbyn’s leadership, management skills, public persona, ineffectiveness… https://t.co/mG4MEDKdjUTHREAD: The overturning of Lord's amendments regarding #EUcitizens rights and reunification of child #refugees with… https://t.co/rbM3tZmO8L
Retweeted by David MerrittI'm old enough to remember when Vote Leave folks promised that every EU citizen would automatically get indefinite… https://t.co/fsdM2NatZU
Retweeted by David MerrittOK, this is funny. https://t.co/OJ2JFtOJ5o
Retweeted by David Merritt @LeftieStats Brexit will soon be a reality & will be an unmitigated disaster. Any Lab leader who hitches their wago… https://t.co/W5xTe7haYw @LeftieStats It was all bollocks. Labour failed its “left behind” areas by not doing enough to help them when in po… https://t.co/ER8IJL5NB5 @LeftieStats That’s nonsense. Labour lost in 2019 because if elected a Brexiter leader in 2015. Corbyn was largely… https://t.co/bnMO2HhE8VExactly right. And that's the sort of subliminal bias that the BBC says isn't there. https://t.co/Oc5qlhUnxf
Retweeted by David MerrittThe beauty of physics as shown by drawing natural pendulum motion https://t.co/AXFB9RZVK9
Retweeted by David Merritt"Whether extremists are locked away for months, years or decades, Daw says, they are not deradicalised: often it’s… https://t.co/IXGeIFkEiITrump is an ignorant moron who struggles to put the simplest thoughts into words. But this does not make him less… https://t.co/DqGij4Rl4H
Retweeted by David MerrittRLB is not the answer Labour is looking for. "You've just told us a story of a voter you had a 1-to-1 conversation… https://t.co/p8cI7DuQy8
Retweeted by David MerrittWell said. Farage is a disgrace. A freeloader and an embarrassment to the UK. https://t.co/c82pHpUAobEdwina Currie says Farage has her grudging respect for attending the EU Parliament when he hated the place. He didn… https://t.co/tHk0s8kMqB
Retweeted by David MerrittVery high taxes on the rich--70 or 80 per cent--used to be seen (rightly in economic terms) as a deterrent against… https://t.co/zDDJnV1mdy
Retweeted by David Merritt @MichaelRosenYes My wife suggested we visit Hungary this year. I pointed out Orban’s government is among most raci… https://t.co/6vzVNn6xUxThe day after BP's new CEO told reporters that he wants to expand the company’s climate targets, @lawrencecarter1 r… https://t.co/10aI6u21IM
Retweeted by David MerrittSenate Republicans rejected every single amendment to allow firsthand witnesses and documents in Trump’s impeachmen… https://t.co/jjBMRbT0kS
Retweeted by David MerrittI’ve heard a lot of legal arguments in my day, including the top SCOTUS litigators in the country, and I have to sa… https://t.co/brCwCfxc77
Retweeted by David MerrittDidn’t die in a ditch now wants to protect the U.K. based car manufacturers from Brexit. So that’s fish, musicians,… https://t.co/vXQMXp9cyi
Retweeted by David MerrittQuote by Johnson. We have not crossed any finish line. We have reached the starting point of years of national dam… https://t.co/nWw30YKejh
Retweeted by David Merritt @Beany_1 The Test Card has a nostalgic, post-Brexit, prw-EU feel about it! @jacquep Better still, get off Facebook. It’s toxic and it’s harvesting your data to sell to advertisers and political parties. @jacquep Yes. @JaneMundon @butwhatifitsall My mums cousin was a nun in India, every Christmas and Birthday her only request was f… https://t.co/RwVHm2SEae
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@readerbythesea @KathyELStephen Bizarre decision given @VictoriaLIVE delivered markedly better journalism than… https://t.co/yqId9fouif
Retweeted by David MerrittI cant wait for February 1st. Every day after the sun will shine. There'll be thatched cottages for everyone and a… https://t.co/QAO0BDq7E8
Retweeted by David MerrittI am directly subtweeting every smug fucker who is doing ‘period maths’ to prove that there’s no need for free sani… https://t.co/pTa2IzKN0I
Retweeted by David MerrittI bet that 54% would also back the use of ducking stools to determine the guilt of terrorism suspects. https://t.co/uMmEgKkj34
Retweeted by David Merritt @rjbarfield1 @butwhatifitsall @isaby @BrexitCentral @BorisJohnson Make that the Countries
Retweeted by David MerrittThat is disgraceful. https://t.co/fjfsiyH7GW @Mandoline_Blue Tony Blair warned not to give this Lot a GE . Blair stated : It is a elephant trap Don’t even think… https://t.co/A5DUU3Do0P
Retweeted by David MerrittI’m only 7 minutes in and I’ve heard enough tripe... he said ..... “when she was crying... I’d hold her.... go outs… https://t.co/thVOcukPjO
Retweeted by David MerrittBased on a fraudulent referendum involving serious electoral offences, massive over-spending and lies. Against th… https://t.co/B7hbuLIPZt
Retweeted by David Merritt @isaby @BrexitCentral @BorisJohnson It's more vacuous waffle from 'Brexit' Johnson - Brexit is far from done and th… https://t.co/IdKGkLASpr
Retweeted by David Merritt @SarahOwen_ @PARLYapp It’s funny how the right never held ‘ex-pat’ white South Africans responsible for the aparthe… https://t.co/FXnuhBgwjx
Retweeted by David Merritt @SloughForEU I'm actually quite jealous. Why can't we be like this?
Retweeted by David MerrittBoris Johnson is probably already in talks with US water companies! https://t.co/2ioRQZYCpc @aillynnbee @CarolineLucas @natalieben They know what they’re doing - in this case.The Govt rejects a Lords amendment for a scheme to give EU citizens a physical document proving their right to stay… https://t.co/atbHghCKrP
Retweeted by David MerrittArrive in Brussels. Exit Eurostar. And who’s first person I see? Only #StopBrexitSteve en route to say goodbye to t… https://t.co/pc7u3xt4ET
Retweeted by David MerrittI was lost, on my way to an audition in 1992. Rather desperately, I stopped a man for directions. He started to exp… https://t.co/QG3qOZMSdj
Retweeted by David MerrittGaslit Nation endorses Elizabeth Warren for President https://t.co/uXkXDP0DjK
Retweeted by David MerrittUnbelievably disappointing. What a heartless shower. https://t.co/ZLdls6cmBh
Retweeted by David MerrittJust reading about a failing state where the leader is wilfully destroying the economy and refuses to release detai… https://t.co/J0LlWxRIVZ
Retweeted by David MerrittPriceless! 👍❤️ https://t.co/lVyxfUcCntQuite... https://t.co/NKw2jn9YUG
Retweeted by David MerrittTrump confesses to the second #articleofimpeachment: Obstruction of Congress. #TrumpImpeachmentTrialhttps://t.co/NyzwVbrYX6
Retweeted by David MerrittIt is bitterly disappointing that after a victory in the Lords the government have voted down my amendment in the C… https://t.co/PTZ6wkizIQ
Retweeted by David Merritt @nw_nicholas Because socks the wrong way out are uncomfortable!Deeply sinister. The BBC's job is to hold the government to account. If this story was about a foreign country, we… https://t.co/8iNNsJBc2w
Retweeted by David Merritt @HollieJ2193 That could be arranged!Yes Dominic Cummings is completely right, get rid of lobby journalists and let the Prime Minister be asked question… https://t.co/heOoxglwYo
Retweeted by David Merritt @Ian_Fraser @premnsikka Thanks Ian; I wasn’t suggesting you were being naive! I just think we need to stop pretendi… https://t.co/d44q3W2QWnAt the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire, there are two and only two plots dedicated specifically to ser… https://t.co/qJ70MECktJ
Retweeted by David Merritt @Ian_Fraser @premnsikka I’m surprised you’re surprised Ian. Sun, Star, Mail, Times, Express, Indy etc are not newsp… https://t.co/OkPn9BQaRHCipollone must be forced by CJ Roberts to correct the record and apologize or face disbarment for brazen lack of ca… https://t.co/MrYhjsarSn
Retweeted by David MerrittJust a random shout of for the brilliant series on BBC 4 The Sound of Musicals with Neil Brand. It’s riveting. Get it on iPlayer.
Retweeted by David MerrittBoris Johnson does another of his softball "People's PMQs" on Facebook at 5pm. After the last one, colleague… https://t.co/fIgEmiTfCd
Retweeted by David MerrittTwo weeks ago Mr Peter Hitchens whinged about us in @PrivateEyeNews’s letters section, calling @bellingcat’s work “… https://t.co/CQ2ABIOfXy
Retweeted by David Merritt @DeborahMeaden Not actually begun yet, really. Maybe they’re hoping we’ll get bored and ignore all the Brexit-relat… https://t.co/9WdiKMaRzPTHIS Government taken to task after Stephen Barclay says EU citizens can print out email from Home Office to eviden… https://t.co/xU1B5cTH77
Retweeted by David MerrittCorbyn tells #PMQs “the Labour Party will never abandon the poor”. Though you might say that failing to win electio… https://t.co/19S1THZMI3
Retweeted by David MerrittThe 'family values' of Conservatives will always be trumped by their disdain for foreigners. https://t.co/Vzu5LRdKbR
Retweeted by David MerrittAnd here is @Jacob_Rees_Mogg deleting tweets involving Baker, Patterson, Braverman, all in the last few hours... S… https://t.co/SIBUW7p5MA
Retweeted by David Merritt @ahmerwadee No surprises there, then. Would that be Lord Mann now working for Johnson in the Lords?NIne truly shocking things you need to know about the fundamental unfairness of the 2019 UK General Election, where… https://t.co/rf3PsEGCRQ
Retweeted by David Merritt#SpecialRelationshipMyArse https://t.co/Ul0QZoD9c2If you are one of those #ukhousing people advocating for 'working with the government', you have to accept that you… https://t.co/D2cQiH5Pi8
Retweeted by David Merritt“Bassetlaw council leader Simon Greaves said he was minded to vote for Nandy as he felt Starmer was responsible for… https://t.co/k3oaWpJfRHCorbyn refused to indulge in personal attacks when Labour Leader. The next Labour leader will have to. They and the… https://t.co/Iu6hK9rc1r
Retweeted by David Merritt“Look at me!” https://t.co/aJDqjPcqQ1New episode of @gaslitnation is out! We discuss the complicit GOP Senate, what lies behind Lev Parnas' media blitz,… https://t.co/kbrbJZRoXG
Retweeted by David MerrittRIP the actual genius Terry Jones. Far too many brilliant moments to choose from. Here’s one random wafer-thin mint. https://t.co/qMrR9aOV9s
Retweeted by David MerrittIt's hard to overestimate the damage to governance done by the British state blithely offloading responsibility for… https://t.co/DrtjYBF2CW
Retweeted by David Merritt @LizKershawDJ Dear Liz https://t.co/TWskHmknw0
Retweeted by David MerrittDo you understand what you’ve just done, Liz? No?🤪 You’ve described living poorer girls & women being socially & i… https://t.co/UAsXN2bMIX
Retweeted by David MerrittI know I've tweeted this before but: it is *fantastically* irresponsible for the WHO to be saying this! If it convi… https://t.co/Tjvu0it1F5
Retweeted by David Merritt @leicesterliz But I agree, this kind of abuse is completely unacceptable @leicesterliz Guess what, Liz? You don’t persuade people who voted for other parties to vote for you by agreeing wi… https://t.co/gdqJAjpwDcThe worst leader in the history of the party. Never won an election. Never authored a single piece of legislation i… https://t.co/OEY9W3yzEs
Retweeted by David MerrittHe is repeating the same lie that May used. This is why the DUP insisted that the backstop apply to the whole UK. I… https://t.co/EvwLfysrnc
Retweeted by David Merritt @PEAKE111 People are lovely, aren’t they?There are 53 countries in The Commonwealth. I've been to all of them. Take out the UK, Canada, Oz, NZ & India, and… https://t.co/T8ruLzf1Qt
Retweeted by David MerrittThe Senators are not the real jurors. The American people are. The people are sitting in judgement of the Senators.… https://t.co/opVlQAG7PL
Retweeted by David MerrittWalk where? https://t.co/EEYlC57Tph
Retweeted by David Merritt𝓓𝓲𝓪𝓻𝔂 𝓾𝓹𝓭𝓪𝓽𝓮: We're heading to court for the first ever case against a Public Spaces Protection Order (#PSPO) that… https://t.co/XSWUXT90ec
Retweeted by David Merritt"Generations of our ancestors managed without penicillin you spoiled brats. Now put your hands back into the rusty… https://t.co/QWzTgpei7I
Retweeted by David MerrittLisa, when we desperately needed leadership, in a party where the Leader hid because he didn’t want to engage with… https://t.co/6O2m5J3tGwDear @lisanandy you spent over 3 years attacking Remainers who were desperately warning that Tory Brexit was all ab… https://t.co/Lom8Pr9wNa
Retweeted by David MerrittGot a feeling Jacks academic credentials are going to be getting some scrutiny. Also, his English teacher probably… https://t.co/5qTO0FpjCb
Retweeted by David MerrittTerrible news coming out of #Sunderland University. #History, #Politics, and #Languages are all going to be closed… https://t.co/Os8iBl1rVd
Retweeted by David MerrittSo much for the 'arms length' relationship between the BBC and the government. If Cummings and Johnson get their… https://t.co/WIGrKp8iPb
Retweeted by David MerrittIf they ‘feel’ it, should people feel afraid to deny the Holocaust ? The madness is going mainstream https://t.co/VuKj7GakXI
Retweeted by David Merritt @LizKershawDJ And we’ll done her. She’s the exception. @LizKershawDJ Is this a parody Four Yorkshiremen Sketch account? My mum had to wipe her arse with torn up newspaper… https://t.co/d75jv8qW4gOh dear God! What have we become? Please let us regain our humanity. https://t.co/2Jh0qwgzK7
Retweeted by David MerrittHow’s taking back control going lads? Britain told to drop tech tax or face retaliation from Trump https://t.co/r46KCqtWul
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