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UK Prime Minister states he would benefit from Optimus Prime's skills

Transformers News: UK Prime Minister states he would benefit from Optimus Prime's skills

Sunday, January 11th, 2009 6:01PM CST

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It appears that the UK's Prime Minister is "more than meets the eye"! Several articles on British websites have posted stories regarding a recent event in which the current British Prime Minister, Gordon Brown stated his opinion on a radio show that Optimus Prime could solve the current problems in our world. To read The Sun's version of the story, click here and to read Telegraph.co.uk's version, click here.
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Re: UK Prime Minister states he would benefit from Optimus Prime's skills (865338)
Posted by i_amtrunks on January 11th, 2009 @ 6:13pm CST
Trust a Politician to want to palm off the solving of a problem to somebody else.
Re: UK Prime Minister states he would benefit from Optimus Prime's skills (865339)
Posted by zero-kaiser on January 11th, 2009 @ 6:15pm CST
Whaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaat?

-reads article(s)-

...ok.. part of me wants to say "thats kinda funny" then the rest of me steps in a reminds myself that this is the guy in charge of the entire country...

was quite funny when he said he'd saved the world though..
Re: UK Prime Minister states he would benefit from Optimus Prime's skills (865342)
Posted by same138 on January 11th, 2009 @ 6:27pm CST
And I'm supposed to place my trust in this geezer to get me out of my current 'can't really afford toys' financial situation!? Help!
Re: UK Prime Minister states he would benefit from Optimus Prime's skills (865350)
Posted by Zeds on January 11th, 2009 @ 6:37pm CST
He was not being serious but given the times we are living in he needs to be more serious than this at all times especially when so many are losing their jobs, homes and livelihoods.
Re: UK Prime Minister states he would benefit from Optimus Prime's skills (865351)
Posted by zero-kaiser on January 11th, 2009 @ 6:44pm CST
Zeds wrote:He was not being serious but given the times we are living in he needs to be more serious than this at all times especially when so many are losing their jobs, homes and livelihoods.


Excatley.. I recently lost my job.. and because of "the way things are" and the "rules" im having to wait weeks just to get help paying my rent.. its lucky that I have an understanding landlady..

Im starting to think Id be better off getting out of dodge and moving abroad whilst I still can!!
Re: UK Prime Minister states he would benefit from Optimus Prime's skills (865353)
Posted by Redimus on January 11th, 2009 @ 6:53pm CST
Yep. He's a retard. Figures he wants to model himself on a 2 dimensional charecter who in reality would be a terrible military leader...

Actully, he really is modelling himself on prime!
Re: UK Prime Minister states he would benefit from Optimus Prime's skills (865362)
Posted by Mr O on January 11th, 2009 @ 7:10pm CST
This is gonna ruin OP's reputation.
Re: UK Prime Minister states he would benefit from Optimus Prime's skills (865370)
Posted by JaZzTaStIc on January 11th, 2009 @ 7:30pm CST
omg this is golden...as britain slowly sinks bk into the dark ages
Re: UK Prime Minister states he would benefit from Optimus Prime's skills (865384)
Posted by Megatron Wolf on January 11th, 2009 @ 7:59pm CST
Megatron would do a better job. Scratch that, GALVATRON FOR WORLD LEADER!!!!
Re: UK Prime Minister states he would benefit from Optimus Prime's skills (865390)
Posted by Zeds on January 11th, 2009 @ 8:13pm CST
zero-kaiser wrote:Im starting to think Id be better off getting out of dodge and moving abroad whilst I still can!!


We have many ex-Brits living and doing well over here mate. You would be welcomed to the colonies with open arms. You will have to learn to shovel snow and handle a -40 Celsius winter windchill and +40 Celsius summer humidity.
Re: UK Prime Minister states he would benefit from Optimus Prime's skills (865476)
Posted by gingerprime on January 12th, 2009 @ 1:34am CST
please dont be another bush
Re: UK Prime Minister states he would benefit from Optimus Prime's skills (865507)
Posted by Psychout on January 12th, 2009 @ 4:19am CST
The Scum wrote:perfect for destroying Mr Brown’s sworn enemies the Decepticonservatives.

Honestly, who writes this shit? :lol:
Re: UK Prime Minister states he would benefit from Optimus Prime's skills (865511)
Posted by Forgotten on January 12th, 2009 @ 5:09am CST
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: ........ :-( oh that's sad.
Re: UK Prime Minister states he would benefit from Optimus Prime's skills (865515)
Posted by caitlindevi on January 12th, 2009 @ 5:51am CST
Well it would certainly make Prime Ministers Question time a lot more interesting
Re: UK Prime Minister states he would benefit from Optimus Prime's skills (865538)
Posted by bluecatcinema on January 12th, 2009 @ 7:03am CST
"Decepticonservatives". That was hilarious!
Re: UK Prime Minister states he would benefit from Optimus Prime's skills (865587)
Posted by Editor on January 12th, 2009 @ 10:03am CST
Zeds wrote:
zero-kaiser wrote:Im starting to think Id be better off getting out of dodge and moving abroad whilst I still can!!


We have many ex-Brits living and doing well over here mate. You would be welcomed to the colonies with open arms. You will have to learn to shovel snow and handle a -40 Celsius winter windchill and +40 Celsius summer humidity.


Indeed, Plenty of expats, lots of beer, and you have a better chance at getting the figures that Hasbro-uk seems to mess up. If you can handle football being a lower tier sport over here but are willing to give Hockey a chance then Canada may be your answer.

PS: there are parts of the country where the temperatures aren't that extreme.
Re: UK Prime Minister states he would benefit from Optimus Prime's skills (865590)
Posted by City Commander on January 12th, 2009 @ 10:07am CST
I am so moving to Canada after I graduate.



I'll live right next to the US border, so I can drive on down and raid the closest walmart and target stores :P
Re: UK Prime Minister states he would benefit from Optimus Prime's skills (865596)
Posted by Editor on January 12th, 2009 @ 10:22am CST
City Commander wrote:I am so moving to Canada after I graduate.



I'll live right next to the US border, so I can drive on down and raid the closest walmart and target stores :P


Come to Vancouver/Surrey. The Bellingham Walmart, Target, TRU and Big K will welcome you.
Re: UK Prime Minister states he would benefit from Optimus Prime's skills (865615)
Posted by zero-kaiser on January 12th, 2009 @ 11:03am CST
Editor wrote:
Zeds wrote:
zero-kaiser wrote:Im starting to think Id be better off getting out of dodge and moving abroad whilst I still can!!


We have many ex-Brits living and doing well over here mate. You would be welcomed to the colonies with open arms. You will have to learn to shovel snow and handle a -40 Celsius winter windchill and +40 Celsius summer humidity.


Indeed, Plenty of expats, lots of beer, and you have a better chance at getting the figures that Hasbro-uk seems to mess up. If you can handle football being a lower tier sport over here but are willing to give Hockey a chance then Canada may be your answer.

PS: there are parts of the country where the temperatures aren't that extreme.


sports and cold weather i cant say bother me so much :P

but in all honesty im sure my fellow brits will back me up.. this place is a mess..
Re: UK Prime Minister states he would benefit from Optimus Prime's skills (865617)
Posted by Hard Hacker on January 12th, 2009 @ 11:04am CST
Wait until Frankie Boyle hears about this.
Re: UK Prime Minister states he would benefit from Optimus Prime's skills (865644)
Posted by Lord T on January 12th, 2009 @ 11:49am CST
I dunno what it is but this does make me somewhat proud. You can tell he's just making a joke; which other heads of state involve popular culture, much less our hobby, in their talks?

I also think Prime would make a great leader for our country.
Re: UK Prime Minister states he would benefit from Optimus Prime's skills (865658)
Posted by ACIDSTORM on January 12th, 2009 @ 12:15pm CST
Oh god he thinks he can be a "PRIME" minister ugh hope the decepticonservatives show him up some day .oops too late ... one of the downfalls of living in england ???hmmm i do like my country sometimes but then again bet you guys can't wait to get rid of bush :)lol
Re: UK Prime Minister states he would benefit from Optimus Prime's skills (865699)
Posted by dragons on January 12th, 2009 @ 1:36pm CST
cough ST oh sorry was that out loud im alerject to bs for poeple trying to make them selves look good from famous characters or movies that need an excuse to do something when a movie or tv show was released when they couldnt do it years ago cough cough
Re: UK Prime Minister states he would benefit from Optimus Prime's skills (865736)
Posted by Broadcast_2000 on January 12th, 2009 @ 2:37pm CST
How exactly does bein able to turn into a truck help the British economy? He's gonna buy a lot more petrol in vehicle mode?
Re: UK Prime Minister states he would benefit from Optimus Prime's skills (865757)
Posted by craggy on January 12th, 2009 @ 3:10pm CST
I smell jumping on of the Obama/Spider-Man bandwagon here.

He's trying to be hip. It isn't working.

Then again, Optimus was in charge of the Autobots when they lost Cybertron to the Decepticons, and saw it turned into a barren wasteland, so maybe he's not kidding about Prime being a role model of sorts. If only he'd let Megatron crush him with his bare hands.
Re: UK Prime Minister states he would benefit from Optimus Prime's skills (865790)
Posted by Tripredacus agent on January 12th, 2009 @ 3:49pm CST
He has much more in common with Rodimus Prime, he inherited an un-winnable war from his predecessor (but still declared his victory), dragged an unrelated race into the war (nebulos) he had no real ideas on leadership, and ultimately gave up and will be best remembered as an aberration of history.
Re: UK Prime Minister states he would benefit from Optimus Prime's skills (865795)
Posted by Editor on January 12th, 2009 @ 4:03pm CST
Tripredacus agent wrote:He has much more in common with Rodimus Prime, he inherited an un-winnable war from his predecessor (but still declared his victory), dragged an unrelated race into the war (nebulos) he had no real ideas on leadership, and ultimately gave up and will be best remembered as an aberration of history.


:APPLAUSE:
Outstanding assesment.
Re: UK Prime Minister states he would benefit from Optimus Prime's skills (865814)
Posted by Prime's Trailer on January 12th, 2009 @ 4:43pm CST
Further proof that the people running our country have no connection with reality.
The economic situation the UK is currently in is not really a matter for frivolity.
Don't get me started on the recently passed Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill.
Scary times.
:-(

...having said that, i can't wait for Brown to go to Gaza and greet members of Hamas with "Bah weep granah weep ninnibon!"
Re: UK Prime Minister states he would benefit from Optimus Prime's skills (866287)
Posted by noctorro on January 13th, 2009 @ 3:21pm CST
Wow, (and not world of...)

To put trust in a cartoon character. Well better to be Prime then the character Bush' taking as an example... who ever that might be, Mojo Jojo or something?

Maybe they should make Peter Cullen Prime Minister, I mean, he was voice actor for a long time, I think he knows what Prime would do and say. And ofcourse how to say it :)

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