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Mon Dec 2, 2019, 01:05 PM

Hugh Grant: 'I want to do my bit to prevent a national catastrophe'(Brexit)

Actor says voters should ‘do everything we can’ to stop a Conservative government
Peter Walker Political correspondent
The Guardian
Published: 10:44 Monday, 02 December 2019

... Speaking before he canvassed in Westminster with Chuka Umunna, who is standing there for the Liberal Democrats, the actor said he had decided his best role in the election was “banging the drum for tactical voting”.

Grant is also due to campaign on behalf of remain-minded Labour candidates, and said his “personal fantasy” for the election would be another hung parliament with MPs in charge.

In a brief speech alongside Umunna amid a crowd of Lib Dem activists, Grant said voters should “do everything we can” to stop a Conservative government. “I don’t want to sound dramatic – even though you could argue that is my job – but I really think we are facing a national emergency,” he said. “I don’t think that what is left of the Conservative party, once they’ve expelled anyone who was responsible or decent or sane, is something I can contemplate as the government of a country that I love.”

... Asked if he was surprised to find himself knocking on doors to canvass for a politician, Grant said: “I did used to sell fire extinguishers door-to-door. I was very good. I also sold coat hanger covers. They’re brilliant. I might go back to that, actually.”

https://www.theguardian.com/film/2019/dec/02/hugh-grant-i-want-to-do-my-bit-to-prevent-a-national-catastrophe?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other

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Response to bronxiteforever (Original post)

Mon Dec 2, 2019, 01:56 PM

1. He could sell me anything.😍

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Response to dewsgirl (Reply #1)

Mon Dec 2, 2019, 02:48 PM

3. Lol! He is a good egg.

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Response to bronxiteforever (Original post)

Mon Dec 2, 2019, 02:05 PM

2. Vote Labour , Vote Labour

9 years of Austerity is Enough

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