Andrew Pierce in the Torygraph is speculating that we could get an announcement of a Boris candidature today.
“I’m Backing Boris” T-shirts are on order. C’mon Boris…
UPDATE : ConservativeHome is reporting that the Boris website was showing this earlier – so it looks like it the game is on! T-shirts coming…
UPDATE II : Boris’ on-blog announcement is still in the archive.
So Guido wonders how he will feel about this comment about a time in October 1997 when New Labour faced a little PR difficulty; “The words went to Webster, the spin was applied, and away we went,” writes Alastair. Kind of gives the game away…
Cutting the tax code, raising the stamp duty and inheritance tax threshold are all good, but clobbering capital gains will discourage enterprise and investment. Retirees are in enough trouble after Gordon’s Great Pension Grab without taxing them even more.
Can’t help feeling sorry for multi-millionaire Chris Huhne, it came out during the LibDem leadership battle that he was a prolific investor in capital gains tax shelters…
Boris has intimated that the opinion of his constituency supporters is crucial. So Guido emailed them to encourage them to look favourably on Boris running for Mayor. You can too by emailing email@example.com.
The prospect of Steve Norris losing to Ken again fills Guido with dread. Why would the Tories repeat the pattern? C’mon Boris…
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Zac Goldsmith: “The hon. Gentleman might like to know that today’s Guido Fawkes quote of the day is the one on drug laws that we have heard cited by a number of hon. Members.”
Mike Hancock: “I am delighted to hear that Guido Fawkes is talking about something other than me.”