April 22nd, 2014

Quote of the Day

Francis Elliot reports on No. 10 strategy meetings:

“When discussion veers to subjects that Mr Crosby thinks of concern only to the political and journalistic classes, he treats the offender as a pub bore with a tart request to “pass the beer nuts, mate”.”


7 Comments

  1. 1
    chris huhne says:

    hence on the labour side – burnham’s interest in the yobbo world of football

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  2. 2
    An MP says:

    I would like to request a tart.

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  3. 3
    ned ludd says:

    Or in Chris Huhne’s case, pass the porage.

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  4. 5
    ned ludd says:

    Meanwhile, elsewhere, Sir Cliff Richards claims he is not gay. Up the injunction!

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  5. 6
    Crap magic says:

    The Times is a bore.

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  6. 7
    broderick crawford says:

    Cripes this thread s not attracting many comments is it Guido ?

    Eastertide lethargy amongst the disciples ?

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Following the revelations about Brooks Newmark’s paisley pyjamas, Hugo Rifkind wonders in this week’s Speccie what other politicians wear in bed:

“Chuka Umunna will sleep in Calvin Klein briefs, all the better to catch a glimpse of himself in the mirror on his ceiling.”



cynic says:

Can anyone help me? I went on holiday a week ago and returned to find someone has pulled out the stake and Gordon Brown is back and acting as Prime Minister. What did I miss? Has there been a snap election?


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