This week kicked off with a kicking for Keynesians as the evidence mounts that Obama’s $787 billion stimulus programme has failed to hold down unemployment. Balls should take note.
The hunting of Huhne is ongoing, the police have now got possession of the tape of Vicky Pryce alleging he asked her to pervert the course of justice over his penalty points.
Tuesday we went hammer and tongs after Johann Hari, the pious pontificating plagiarist. Wednesday we were the first to publish online Hari’s mea culpa and allegations that he was still lying, we also rounded-up the unravelling Hari story. Thursday saw strikes and we drew attention to one set of public workers with gold plated pensions: MPs. Friday we were the first to report the Twitter storm over Guardian contributor Kia Abdullah Laughing At the Deaths of Gap Year Kids – because they had double-barrelled names.
We finished the week with the revelation of the first time Hari got sacked for making things up. This one will run and run…
Guy News highlight of the week was ambushing Chris Huhne at his first public event, asking him if he will resign if charged. Worth watching for the amusement factor…
This week 87,186 visitors made 256,826 visits to view 394,628 pages. June saw atotal of 204,247 visitors make over 1.6 million visits which together with feed readers made for some 2.5 million page views. We’re Britain’s #1 political blog because we break the stories stories they don’t want you to read. The top stories last week in order of popularity were:
- Kia Abdullah Laughs At Death of Gap Year Kids
- Weird Ed Repeats Himself Over and Over
- Dirty Hari: Johann Story Rapidly Unraveling
- Cut and Paste Hari
- When Hari Met Reality:
The First Time Hari Got Sacked for Making Things Up
- Full Text of Hari’sMea Culpa
- Revealed in Full: That Secret Shale Memo to Cameron
You’re either in front of Guido, or you are behind…