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It was inevitable that the Vote Leave team - which went on to form this government's Downing St apparatus - would replay the 'fake claim & offer on a bus' stunt.
They are good at framing.
Fortunately, so is Labour. Which is why the Tories are doing the bus thing again.
Read on...
The original bus was designed to promote a general impression of high EU membership costs. And tie that to a false offer on the NHS. Which we all know the Tories want to sell off to American companies.

But it worked because bien pensants (like me, at the time) amplified it.
We were all outraged at the bus lie, so we explained all day long how it wasn't true.

We suckered for the frame. Thereby endlessly repeating "£350 million" and "spend £350 million on the NHS".

It was the best advertising Vote Leave ever had - and WE gave it to them FOR FREE
Now we have the infantile #GetBrexitDone slogan to mask the years & years of dreary negotiations to replace hundreds of agreements & arrangements that the Tory version of Brexit entails.

It's 'oven-ready' inasmuch as a cow living in your backyard is for Sunday dinner.
The new bus is nonsense - but it's necessary for the Tories. Because they are losing the air war thanks to Labour coming off the starting blocks first with the issues that matter - preserving & improving the NHS, investing in services, infrastructure & education.
The Tories need a simplistic, if bogus, offer to divert attention from the absolute drubbing they've been taking since the election was called. And because Johnson was so humiliated by failing to force Brexit through.

He looks like a loser now. Javid is a coward. Rees-Mogg etc
Here is what team Johnson wants you to do now.

They want you to help them re-frame #GE2019 as the 'Brexit Election' by talking earnestly about this stupid new bus slogan. Just like we all did about the last one.

Just don't.

Keep talking about the NHS #NHScrisis #NHSNotforSale
Keep talking about infrastructure
#freebroadband #FastAndFree

Keep talking about the cover-up of Russian financial influence in the Tory Party & the suppression of the intelligence services fears about that, currently hidden in the #ISCreport
Keep pointing & laughing at the terrible reception Johnson gets from the public, everywhere he goes.

Talk about how Sajid Javid daren't debate John McDonnell.

There is much to talk about.

Forget the bus. That's what they want you to talk about because they have nothing else.
Labour has set the frame for #GE2019 & the new daft bus thing is the Tories trying to re-set the frame.

The bus is selling a wandering cow for your dinner but Labour are offering a future.

Don't be a bus bore, OK?
#NHSNotforSale #freebroadband etc
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