Northern Irish Taliban: 8 quotes that prove how bad Theresa’s May’s government partners really are

 

Theresa May is truly jumping the shark in her personal odyssey of awful policy. After the Tory leader’s awful election result, our resilient Downing Street dweller is taking whatever support she can get. And that’s DUP, an ultra-conservative, terror-sympathizing northern-Irish unionist party.

Let’s take a look at some of the awful things these people have said in recent years, just so you can be clear what type of government her billion pound bribe has bought the good people of the UK.

 

1.

“My view on the earth is that it’s a young earth. My view is [it was created in] 4000 BC.”

Edwin Poots, MLA for Lagan Valley, DUP

 

2.

“I would not want abortion to be as freely available here [Northern Ireland] as it is in England and don’t support the extension of the 1967 act”

The group’s leader and a First Minister of Northern Ireland Arlene Foster, speaking to the Guardian in 2016. 

 

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“It is really astounding that David Trimble should have had a man such as this giving him advice – and must surely cast grave doubts on his own political judgement.

I think these sorts of relationships are immoral, offensive and obnoxious.”

Ian Paisley Jr,  DUP, after hearing that the former First Minister for Ireland, had a gay aide.

 

5.

“There can be no viler act, apart from homosexuality and sodomy, than sexually abusing innocent children.”

– Iris Robinson, DUP

 

6.

     “I don’t care about Co2 emissions to be quite truthful because I don’t think it’s all that important”

– Sammy Wilson, DUP

 

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8.

“She was in an] inappropriate state of undress….

..If someone wants to borrow my field and things become inappropriate, then I say, ‘Enough is enough’…

I felt Rihanna was in more of a state of undress than a bikini top…Everybody needs to be acquainted with God and to consider his son, the Lord Jesus Christ, and his death and Resurrection”

Alan Graham, a DUP alderman for North Down Borough Council, in 2011 after giving permission to Rihanna to film her video in his wheat field.

 

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8 replies
  1. paul_adams
    paul_adams says:

    All the Tories have ever cared about is power, even if that means fucking the country over and binning any shreds of morals they had left.

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  2. Sas
    Sas says:

    David Trimble was the First Minister of *Northern Ireland*, not First Minister of *Ireland*. Big difference and the latter post doesn’t exist.

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  3. Phil K
    Phil K says:

    Ah. Usual ideas on freedom of speech we’ve come to expect from you lot. Only those agreeing with you see the light of day

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  4. Allistair Graham
    Allistair Graham says:

    Whatever one may think about creationism, I fail to see the connection between the first quote and ‘hate’.

    Reply

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