Thursday, October 19, 2006

The End for the Endogenator?

The deputy-chancellor Ed Balls has, despite mounting a legal challenge, seen his seat wiped out by boundary changes. Is this the end for the endogenator? The Liberati have an idea to help him get round the lost seat problem. He implausibly claims that: “This is a real disappointment for local people across our district.”

Still it will give him even more time to webmong about the place surfing political websites, like he did yesterday, when he amazingly discovered the advance publication of the Tory Tax Commission’s report. He’ll be posting on this blog next, like Dave Miliband does, maybe he does already?

Ralph Harris R.I.P.

The ASI blog reports that Ralph Harris (Lord Harris of High Cross) died of a suspected heart attack at 8 a.m. this morning.

Are They On Drugs?

You Read It Here First

As reported here yesterday, it is official today:

“Madeleine Bunting has decided to resign as Director of Demos. Since it has emerged that her vision for Demos is incompatible with that of the trustees.”

She was appointed 4th September 2006 and resigned today (19th October). Demos wonks should feel free to Email Guido anonymously with gems from her 45 day reign of madness.

Hello Nigel, Guido Calling

Guido has been trying to get an explanation from Nigel Griffiths into how he knew, and told the BBC, that the CPS had finished their investigation into Loans for Lordships amd “decided there was no evidence to proceed”. The CPS and Scotland Yard were not in agreement.

The Scotsman is now also on the case. As yet none of us have managed to get any follow up comment from him. It is not simply a case of “no comment”no one has answered his office phone for three days. Where are they?

Prize Competition : Spot the Bottle

Yes you can win an all expenses paid course of treatment and membership of Kennington Alcoholics Anonymous…

Sion Simon – David Cameron Spoof

Over on GuyNews.TV a star is born: Jayne Godley shows Sion Simon how to do satire and another funkier mash up version of Sion’s downfall…

Sion Simon-David Cameron Spoofs


A star is born – Jayne Godley.

And this is how he should have done it, funkier and not so twatty.


Seen Elsewhere

India’s Modi Bypasses Mainstream Media | Index
Bercow on the Knife Edge | Quentin Letts
Welcome to Mississippi | Conservative Women
LibDems Select Hancock Replacement | Blue Guerilla
Carswell Resigning: “Moment Labour Won Election” | Labour Uncut
Why We Need Change | Douglas Carswell
The Howard Roark of Westminster | Guardian
Carswell, the Clacton Cassandra | James Ford
Love Bomb Carswell | ConservativeHome
Denis MacShane’s Ex is Now Hacked Off Spokesman | Speccie
How the Carswell Story Unfolded | Sky News


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Douglas Carswell’s side-kick Dan Hannan MEP pours water on the obvious question:

“I won’t be joining UKIP, though I wish Douglas Carswell all the best. He has been a superb MP, and it’s honourable to stand for re-election.”



Owen Jones says:

We also need Zil lanes.


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