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Brick wall distracts viewers during Theresa May speech
bbc.com ^ | March 5, 2018 | BBC

Posted on 03/05/2018 4:02:17 PM PST by Berlin_Freeper

Theresa May's speech announcing plans to reform housing in England has been overshadowed by her backdrop.

The prime minister stood surrounded by fake bricks as she told young people they're "right to be angry" at not being able to buy a home. People on social media couldn't get over the set though, suggesting Mrs May looked like she was climbing out of a chimney or in a Mario video game.

The PM used her speech to criticise property developers. Mrs May, who said home ownership was largely unaffordable to those not backed by "the bank of mum and dad", was speaking at the National Planning Conference.

But for some people the backdrop reminded them of somewhere else entirely.

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1 posted on 03/05/2018 4:02:17 PM PST by Berlin_Freeper
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Another Brick in the Wall by Pink Floyd comes to mind.


2 posted on 03/05/2018 4:06:20 PM PST by Dogbert41 (Jerusalem is the city of The Great King!)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

May has a nasty cough, too?


3 posted on 03/05/2018 4:09:37 PM PST by logi_cal869 (-cynicus-)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Theresa May or then again, may not...


4 posted on 03/05/2018 4:11:25 PM PST by DoughtyOne (01/26/18 DJIA 30 stocks $26,616.71 48.794% > open 11/07/16 215.71 from 50% increase 1.2183 yrs..)
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To: Dogbert41

no dark sarcasm now


5 posted on 03/05/2018 4:13:27 PM PST by bigbob (Trust Trump. Trust Sessions. The Great Awakening is at hand...MAGA!)
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To: Dogbert41
What a hypocrite, criticize developers when it is the government and the environmentalists that have created the shortage of and crazy cost of housing. In a free market competition would have prevented the problem to begin with. Now it is only huge corporations that can build projects, no little guys left. And it is in their favor to have a hugely complicated and costly approval process.
6 posted on 03/05/2018 4:18:13 PM PST by resistance (abandon all hope and rational thought, become a democrat)
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To: logi_cal869
May has a nasty cough, too?

Emulating Hillary?

7 posted on 03/05/2018 4:24:54 PM PST by Iron Munro (If Illegals voted Rebublican 66 Million Democrats Would Be Screaming "Build The Wall!")
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Works for me.

8 posted on 03/05/2018 4:28:16 PM PST by TChad (Leftthink: Reality is sadly out of touch with the higher truth.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

“Up against the wall, Redneck Mother”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Du7Y0hlBTlc


9 posted on 03/05/2018 4:30:18 PM PST by PAR35
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To: bigbob

Teacher, leave the bricks alone.


10 posted on 03/05/2018 4:33:45 PM PST by rfp1234 (I have already previewed this composition.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper
The PM used her speech to criticise property developers. Mrs May, who said home ownership was largely unaffordable to those not backed by "the bank of mum and dad",

It's always someone else's fault. Just a guess ... but I bet big government is responsible for people not being able to buy homes.

11 posted on 03/05/2018 4:55:56 PM PST by plain talk
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