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“JFK would want Britain to stay in the EU”: David Miliband’s bizarre claim…
Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 06:42 EST, 5 November 2013 | Matt Chorley

Posted on 11/06/2013 6:37:44 PM PST by Olog-hai

US President John F. Kennedy would have urged Britain to stay within the EU, former foreign secretary David Miliband has claimed.

The ex-Labour MP made the bizarre suggestion in speech to mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the former president.

Mr. Miliband said he had “no doubt” that JFK would argue that Britain should stay in the Europe Union and would back David Cameron’s call for a “deeper and stronger single market”. …

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: davidcameron; davidmiliband; dealeyplaza; eussr; jfk; johnfkennedy; kennedy; labourparty; unitedkingdom
Full Daily Mail title:
“JFK would want Britain to stay in the EU”: David Miliband’s bizarre claim that assassinated US president would back Brussels
Doesn’t surprise me that a Labour guy whose dad was a Marxist theorist would come out with any crazy duckspeak.
1 posted on 11/06/2013 6:37:44 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Muhammad would want David Miliband to side with the Mooslims.


2 posted on 11/06/2013 6:46:26 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (Who knew that one day professional wrestling would be less fake than professional journalism?)
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To: Olog-hai

David, who cares what JFK would want? I don’t.


3 posted on 11/06/2013 6:49:44 PM PST by Right Wing Assault (What happened to my tagline??)
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To: Olog-hai

I will have to reserve judgment until I find out
where Millard Fillmore would have come down on
this issue.


4 posted on 11/06/2013 6:54:10 PM PST by Sivad (NorCal red turf)
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To: Olog-hai

Ted Kennedy would want us to build more bridges, preferably over large bodies of water where unfortunate women might drown.


5 posted on 11/06/2013 6:55:06 PM PST by Viennacon
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To: Right Wing Assault

That’s my question too. Good grief, who gives a rip?

JFK died 50 years ago, minus 16 days.

I’m not a massive fan of JFK, but I think JFK would be grim about what is taking place in this nation today, at the hands of the Democrats/Leftists.

I think he would want this nation to maintain it’s sovereignty. I have no reason to believe he wouldn’t want Britain to keep it’s own.


6 posted on 11/06/2013 6:55:45 PM PST by DoughtyOne (People will retain the power to control the Government, or it will retain the power to control them.)
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To: Olog-hai

What makes him think so and why would any UK citizen care?


7 posted on 11/06/2013 6:55:47 PM PST by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: Olog-hai

Wouldn’t surprise me if he did. The Kennedys were a bunch of IRA supporting a55hats who would have liked nothing better than to see Britain humbled and subsumed within a European superstate.


8 posted on 11/06/2013 6:56:00 PM PST by sinsofsolarempirefan
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To: Sivad

Good point. Me too. :^)


9 posted on 11/06/2013 6:56:27 PM PST by DoughtyOne (People will retain the power to control the Government, or it will retain the power to control them.)
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To: Olog-hai

...and he probably wouldn’t have returned the Churchill bust, either.


10 posted on 11/06/2013 6:56:41 PM PST by Pearls Before Swine
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To: RightGeek

I know. This is a little like Obama saying

“Anwar Sadat would want us to have soviet healthcare.”


11 posted on 11/06/2013 6:59:02 PM PST by Viennacon
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To: Olog-hai

JFK’s father was the US ambassador to Britain in the 1930s. Not that that gave JFK any superior insights into what would be good for Britain then or now.


12 posted on 11/06/2013 6:59:52 PM PST by Verginius Rufus
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To: Olog-hai

Miliband is something of an expert on JFK and had been asked by the Kennedy Memorial Trust to deliver lectures marking the 50th anniversary of the assassination...so it may be out of the blue to most Britains but given the context really not.


13 posted on 11/06/2013 7:04:21 PM PST by erlayman
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To: erlayman

A self-appointed expert?


14 posted on 11/06/2013 7:07:22 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: sinsofsolarempirefan

Looks like they felt the same way about Ireland too, then?


15 posted on 11/06/2013 7:15:16 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

The EU seems like just the sort of New World Order outfit that an Ivy Leaguer would go for. The bigger question is that of who cares.


16 posted on 11/06/2013 7:15:53 PM PST by cdcdawg (Be seeing you...)
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To: Verginius Rufus
JFK’s father was the US ambassador to Britain in the 1930s. Not that that gave JFK any superior insights into what would be good for Britain then or now.

Especially as Kennedy pere was an ardent admirer of Adolf Hitler...

17 posted on 11/06/2013 7:16:35 PM PST by okie01 (The Mainstream Media: Ignorance On Parade)
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To: cdcdawg

Too many important people who care want it to be more powerful than it is today.


18 posted on 11/06/2013 7:24:39 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

The only thing JFK wanted were his meds and starlets.


19 posted on 11/06/2013 7:27:31 PM PST by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: GregoTX
For the past few weeks H2 (History Channel 2) has been showing endless hours of Ancient Aliens almost everyday! C'MON! What is the deal? I hate that show! All evening almost every evening?!? Really? Why H2? WHY? When will it end?

.

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oh ya... JFK never backed obamacare either.

20 posted on 11/06/2013 7:36:05 PM PST by GregoTX (Keep Calm and Cruz On)
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To: Olog-hai

I didn’t realize JFK was such a Free Trade Socialist to be upset at something the UK did not do until 10 yrs after he died


21 posted on 11/06/2013 7:43:14 PM PST by SeminoleCounty (2014: RINO Hunting Season)
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To: Olog-hai

The fact that they care about the projected opinion of a man that’s been dead for over 50 years is amazing.


22 posted on 11/06/2013 8:03:29 PM PST by cdcdawg (Be seeing you...)
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To: Olog-hai

Nutty liberals do this here too - they pick someone famous (and dead) and tell the world that person would agree with THEM.

George Washington would agree with me that it’s a silly thing to do...


23 posted on 11/06/2013 8:05:40 PM PST by GOPJ (Many Nazi functionaries were “decent people”-but did evil things while at work.GladeCuru)
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To: cdcdawg

Miliband didn’t have a chance, what with his dad being a “Marxist theorist” as Wikipedia delicately puts it.


24 posted on 11/06/2013 8:08:38 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Marilyn Monroe would want us to have free potato chips.


25 posted on 11/07/2013 5:00:04 PM PST by Right Wing Assault (What happened to my tagline??)
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