You may have noticed there were no new articles on Vox Political yesterday (August 27).
This is because on August 26 I spent the evening out with friends where certain beverages were imbibed.
It was my first time out on such an evening, really, since Covid-19 arrived here in early 2020, and I soon discovered that I was not in any condition for it.
The hangover was shocking.
So on Friday morning I opened a box of Paracetamol (other painkillers are available) and dived in. I’m astonished to discover that, in so doing, I was opening a new NHS hospital.
— The Agitator (𝗡𝗘𝗪 𝗔𝗖𝗖𝗢𝗨𝗡𝗧) (@Agitate4Change) August 27, 2021
I had no idea that’s how it works now!
Sadly, my contribution will not count towards Boris Johnson’s 40 because I am in Wales.
If you’re confused about any of the above, here’s an explanation:
Not everyone seems to realise the Tories have instructed the NHS to literally fake the opening of new hospitals.
The reason for this is because much of the mainstream media have remained utterly silent.
RT if you think the public should know what the Tories are getting up to.
— Rachael Swindon (@Rachael_Swindon) August 28, 2021
Of course, some people have chosen to satirise this new initiative…
Proud to announce we opened 3 new hospitals today! One was a maternity ward in an existing hospital which we gave a bit of a hoover. Another was a children's ward which we re-painted blue & the third was a hospital I built with Wilfred's Lego Duplo set. Just 37 hospitals to go 👍
— Boris Johnson MP (parody) (@GetBrexit_Done) August 27, 2021
… but I’m above that. I merely want you all to know that I’m doing my bit!
(Oh, all right. For the facts – and the reason we should all be angry about Boris Johnson’s – and, originally, Matt Hancock’s – lie that they were building 40 (now 48?) new hospitals, see the Independent report below, explaining that NHS England is being ordered to declare that any slight building work on already-existing hospitals is to be treated as a new hospital in order to make up the numbers. And when I say “make up”, I mean “lie about”.)
Lie after lie after lie. Just how the hell is Johnson’s slippery, cheating, law breaking Government getting away with it??https://t.co/FAS8mDsVcB
— Peter Stefanovic (@PeterStefanovi2) August 27, 2021
Yesterday, The Tories instructed NHS Trusts to start pretending they had opened new hospitals so Boris Johnson could claim he kept his 40 hospital promise.
Of course, you know this already because it’s all over the BBC & other news stations.
— Tory Fibs (@ToryFibs) August 27, 2021
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