June 27th, 2011

Quote of the Day

Ever the strategist, Ken Livingstone calls the LibDems:

“a venal sub-species…”


11 Comments

  1. 1
    Senator Bloodn' Gore, says:

    That’s a pretty tough description for a “Think Tank”, particularly one that does a lot of thinking much of which is rubbish.

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  2. 2

    He’s right about the venal but I wouldn’t go so far as to call them even a sub-species!

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  3. 3
    Grumpy Old Man says:

    Rather crass for Ken to be reminding Londoners of his own soi-disant connections with the human race.
    (Billy and Bob Crow. soi-disant = clamed for or by without any obvious justification)

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  4. 4
    Billy Bowden is the greatest umpire ever ! says:

    pot, kettle ?

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  5. 7
    retardEd Miliband says:

    What’th a ‘thub thpethieth’?

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  6. 9
    Four-eyed English Genius says:

    This must be the first time I have ever agreed with Captain Newt!

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  7. 11

    Given who’s said it, I think that’s got to be a point in favour of the LibDems, surely?

    Anyone that Ken doesn’t like can’t be all that bad.

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Gyles Brandreth writes in his memoirs:

“Sunday, May 10, 1998

Early start: appearing on Breakfast With Frost, to be broadcast from 11 Downing Street. The Chancellor [Gordon Brown] is grouchily amiable, but so earnest — and still biting his fingernails to the quick.

After the show, he took us upstairs to his flat. He lives above No 10, while Blair and family are in the No 11 duplex, which is bigger and more like a proper house.

I was intrigued that, when he took us into his bedroom, the Chancellor rather ostentatiously opened the built-in wardrobes, as if he wanted us to see the women’s frocks that were hanging in there.

They looked quite large, but I don’t think they belong to Gordon. I assume they belong to his girlfriend [Sarah Macaulay, who he later married].

I presume he was keen for us to know that he has one — and that she’s not a ‘beard’. I don’t think he does anything without calculation.”



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Now the SNP know how UKIP voters feel all the time.


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