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No Silence in the Court of political thought

John Bercow and Piers Morgan Everyone is entitled to an opinion. You may not have thought it if the world was ruled by a few Conservative MPs and Piers Morgan. I have been reading into their recent whinging which has attracted headlines under needless dramatic circumstances. Of course, they're also entitled to their opinion, however, I question their wish to shut other people down as this prevents them to practice what they preach. I'll analyse the small group of Tory MPs first. There is a little campaign at the moment to oust the Speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow. Bercow has been a Speaker since 2009 and is today seen as a well-recognised and popular, modern political figure. On most Wednesdays at midday, many on the Twittersphere are glued to Prime Minister's Questions (PMQs) and watch closely how he referees the weekly clash between the government and opposing parties. His collectiveness is infectious. However, Bercow has attracted controversy in rece