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    RIP Robin Cook

    One of the Labour guys with a bit more genuine integrity, sad to see such a sudden and unexpected death
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    Robin Cook just DIED?????
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    Bloody hell, I just had a look at the BBC website - in the time it took for me to click the link, the story changed from "taken ill" to "died". I wonder if it was altitude sickness?

    That's very sad. He was a good guy.

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    Hillwalking, apparently. Good parliamentary debater & a man of principle. Precious few of them in the Labour party anymore. RIP.

    Shame he'll probably be best remembered for his sexual indiscretion.
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    Did not see that coming, RIP
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    Quote Originally Posted by Slow Love™
    Bloody hell, I just had a look at the BBC website - in the time it took for me to click the link, the story changed from "taken ill" to "died". I wonder if it was altitude sickness?

    That's very sad. He was a good guy.
    probably not, only at 1000m, or at least I hope not! Maybe heart failure? Anyway bit insensitive me to speculate, im sure lots will be said in the coming days

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    Quote Originally Posted by Langeveldt
    probably not, only at 1000m, or at least I hope not! Maybe heart failure? Anyway bit insensitive me to speculate, im sure lots will be said in the coming days
    Don't worry, I don't think it's insensitive to wonder how somebody died.

    You're probably right, and odds are it was heart failure. I was just wondering if something brought it on, because I hadn't heard anything previous about him being particularly vulnerable health-wise, and he was only 59. It's just a shame.

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    Very sad news. One of the few politicians i appreciated and respected. Will be sorely missed .
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    Quote Originally Posted by twctopcat
    Very sad news. One of the few politicians i appreciated and respected. Will be sorely missed .
    Indeed. A sad day for British politics
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    Yes a complete shock it does sound like a heart atack. Very bad news as he was one of the best politicians around and carried himself with great honour and intergrety during the Iraq war. With such a poor opposition he was one of the important people that held the government too account

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    A man of integrity, one whose stance against the Iraq war remains a great tribute to the courage of his convictions.

    RIP, a decent man.
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    yeah read about this when i came in from work, kinda taken aback by it. Sure not everyone agreed with his views, but you have to respect a man willing to stand up and defy the government from a position of power like he did over the Iraq war. A very talented politician and great speaker, he'll be missed by all.
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    RIP mr cook, you have made my studying of politics much more intresting, you will be missed.

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    very sad news, especially for his poor wife he was a great man, putting his career on the line for what he believed in.
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    I didnt really take much notice of him really... but sad news that he has past... May he RIP..
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