Let the bloodletting begin…
The only paper still unswervingly loyal to the Prime Mentalist is The Mirror. This morning the paper’s Old School Labour hack, Paul Routledge, rants
BBC presenter Andrew Marr was out of order, demanding to know, on live TV, whether the Prime Minister is taking anti-depressants – merely on the basis of unsubstantiated internet gossip that had been officially denied.
He has refused to apologise. He should think again – or some scandalmonger might start spreading rumours about his interesting private life, which he guards with the tenacity of a Staffordshire bull terrier.
Too late Routledge, that scandal was mongered yonks ago…
Via Daily Referendum
A month after Gordon Brown appeared at the International Institute for Strategic Studies (on the day Eric Joyce resigned) he was followed yesterday by General Stanley McChrystal, the US commander in Afghanistan.
General McChrystal called for the war to be prosecuted vigourously with more resources. Flight Lieutenant Victoria Anderton told the general
“… can I say how much more confidence I have now in my chain of command than I had after Prime Minister Gordon Brown was here a couple of weeks ago”.
That she would say that so bluntly, and the room would dissolve into laughter, shows that Gordon Brown has become widely despised by members of the armed forces.
She is off to Kandahar, to serve Queen and country…
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Ai Weiwei in China fighting the taxman…
“Under totalitarian rule, no one is protected by law. We will all be the same helpless victims. When a country insists on its lies, it’s time for an artist to bring forth change.”
Ned Flanders – Clegg
Lisa Simpson – Natalie Bennett
Milhouse – Hilary Benn
Martin Prince – Andy Burnham
Edna Krabappel – Luciana Berger
Crazy Cat Lady – Glenda jackson
Comic book guy – John Prescott
Carl – Chucka
Lenny – Philip Hammond
Willie – Eric joyce
Poochie – Gordon Brown
Reverend Lovejoy – Tony Blair