and hillary was a sure bet...LOL
"johnny-knowall" <***@bungay.com> wrote in message news:***@news.giganews.com...
: On 11 Feb 2018, Brian Reay wrote
: (in article <firstname.lastname@example.org>):
: > On 11/02/2018 13:25, BurfordTJustice wrote:
: > > A YouGov poll says that 45% of Britons support a visit of president
: > > their state. With 39% opposing the plan, the majority of participants
: > > now in favour of Trump's state visit.
: > >
: > >
: > > Last year in December, the support for the visit was only 31%, while
: > > respondents opposed to it. In two months a lot has changed and the
: > > for the US president's visit has surged by 14%.
: Or, the poll was conducted in a rabid right wing area.
: I remember polls from May 2016 that said Remain was on 60%.
: > >
: > >
: > > In January, Trump said during the World Economic Forum in Switzerland,
: > > he would "fight for Britain" and: "I think the feeling is mutual from
: > > standpoint of liking each other a lot, we love your country".
: > While I think he should be welcome to visit, I fear there will be
: > protests etc which will turn any visit into a circus- not helped by the
: > media coverage which will make things worse.
: > We've had Heads of State from regimes with terrible human rights records
: > and 'renta-mob' have turned a blind eye due to their being 'acceptable'
: > in their eyes. Trump, is an elected leader of a democracy with whom we
: > generally have a good relationship. He should be allowed to visit and go
: > about his business without any trouble.