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?”
It is The Sun at its finest, politics with humour, accessible and witty. Kelvin Mackenzie would be proud…
Incidentally, Guido will be getting his chance to vote “No” – in Ireland.
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
“We are beautiful, nude, proud. We are true and sincere, body and soul. This is not pornography, there is nothing to see in terms of sex, our faces are intelligent, concerned, proud. We do not have our mouths open nor our eyes closed… All that interests us is the future, the position of women in society. We will open the archives of the former secret communist agents, we will make known their corrupt affairs,” says party president Manuela Gretkowska. Naked anti-communism? Gets Guido’s vote…
Hat-tip : Raincoaster
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LibDem Scottish Secretary Alistair Carmichael:
“Chris Huhne was the man who had put the ‘t’ into ‘Cancun’.”