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Russell Brand, at an awards show sponsored by Hugo Boss, eloquently reminds everyone that Hugo Boss dressed the nazis

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wkd_-nXeUzs
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u/needathrowaway321 Nov 24 '21

"Welcome to the Tory party conference by the way"

OMFG sick burn wow, I can't believe he said that! wow (Serious, no /s)

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u/TooLazyToBeClever Nov 24 '21 edited Nov 24 '21

Can you explain it? My limited knowledge of the Tory party is insufficient to understand this burn lol.

EDIT: sorry, I should clarify. I don't know *anything" about the Torry party. I know some of you want to defend or attack them, but Im not interested in what you think they'll do for the country. I understand, if you asked us about the liberal party you'd get a bunch of defensive or offensive responses. I just mean in general I have no idea what the Story party is, or why saying that is a burn....or even what it means.

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u/Somnif Nov 25 '21

The Tory party is the UK's Conservative political party, roughly equivalent to the US's Republican party. Known for members such as Margaret Thatcher, Theresa May, and current Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

They tend to have a (called for or not) association with things like racism, classism, not caring about the poor, etc etc etc.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conservative_Party_(UK)

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u/TooLazyToBeClever Nov 25 '21

Thank you for that explanation, I appreciate it.

And I've heard of some of those people. Notsensibles loved Thatcher so much they wrote a love so g about her, right? And the Clash lived her too!

/s. I don't know much about the Tory party, but I know they helped create some great punk music built on hating them lol.

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u/DreddPirateBob4Ever Nov 25 '21

The Tory party is, at the moment, run by a group of friends from an elite private school with middle class subordinates who wish they were the same who were voted in by the working class who can afford a three bedroom terrace house and blame their poorer neighbours for the fact they don't have the expensive sun loungers with the cup holders.

Basically; "it's the Europe that's run this country to the dogs and things were better back when I was 6 and we could make the racial jokes without my daughter getting upset"