Child poverty, social mobility, youth unemployment, basic literacy and crime are still unsolved problems. In some of these areas things have gone back, not forward – youth unemployment is worse, violent gun crime is higher. How can Gordon be the change?
UPDATE :The Fink makes a snappy point, Gordon “pledged that unless contract cleaners in hospitals meet the highest standards of cleanliness they will lose their contract. What’s the procedure at the moment, then?”
The New Zealand Herald on Sunday reports today that he has been arrested for shoplifting.
Meanwhile over at the News of the Screws Andrew Pelling’s soon to be ex-wife has put the boot in to the soon to be ex-MP, accusing him of being a Prozac-crazed, Chav-hating, Cameron-despising loon. So he is not completely crazy…
Hat-tip : kiwiblog.co.nz
Look at the cover picture, does the whole black roll-neck thing remind you of another political wife’s post-husband -leaving-office autobiography?
You don’t think Cherie is going to copy Hilary and try running for office as well? She really does hate Gordon*…
*You can see what she thinks of Gordon on GuyNews.TV.
- The Treasury’s primary spin-line is that it is all because of the sub-prime crisis in America and that no one could predict it coming.