Sums it up nicely.
The grand mufti of Kyrgyzstan, the highest Islamic authority in the country, has quit after a sex tape in which he stars was leaked online. Fun-loving cleric Rakhmatulla-Hajji Egemberdiev defended himself by arguing the woman in the video was simply his second wife. Very niiiice!
In 2009 Al Gore said the polar ice caps would melt away in five years time. In 2014 the main threat to the polar ice caps appears to be icebreakers rescuing stranded ships.
Ed Balls told Adam Boulton on Sky News that he had never predicted a double dip recession:
Except of course he did…
“All 600 sometimes go in just to clock in. All 600.”
Lord Hanningfield making the case for the abolition of the House of Lords…
“You are just a person who is talking who is wrong.”
ThinkProgress Controlled: “I Was an Obamabot” | Zaid Jilani
Free People Don’t Care About Politics | Fraser Nelson
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International Moaning Day | Kathy Gyngell
Cameron Alienating Core Voters Without Attracting New | City AM
Andy Burnham Villain of the Week | Sun
London’s Laundry Business | NY Times
The End of HS2? | Seb Payne
Elvis Speaks | Nottingham Post
Dave Mocked | Sun
MPs Want to Decriminalise Dodging Licence Fee | Sun
Alan Rusbridger opines…
“One thing that Snowden has taught us journalists is that it’s essential to be paranoid.”