Monday, March 10, 2014

Quote of the Day

Questioned by police about one of the sex offences allegations he faces, Nigel Evans told them:

“I misread the signals.”

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Quote of the Day

The court hears Max Clifford told a 19 year old model at a film audition in his office:

“Look at my penis. Isn’t it tiny? What can I do with this?”

Monday, March 3, 2014

Quote of the Day

Rufus Hound, in 2012:

“A lot of people here seem to be making the case that tax avoidance’s morally wrong. In which case vote to change it! I do.”

Monday, February 24, 2014

Quote of the Day

Harriet Harman on her work at a group that affiliated with the Paedophile Information Exchange:

“I stand by what I was doing at NCCL”

Friday, February 14, 2014

Quote of the Day

Over in Berkshire Prince William approaches journalists from the Guardian and says:

“Why don’t you put your notebook down and give us a hand with the sandbags?”

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Quote of the Day

Brandon Lewis slaps down Hilary Benn for pushing a story on departmental spending that turned out to be BS:

“The right hon. Member may wish to encourage his researchers and/or the Labour party to take up an Excel training course from Parliamentary ICT Training to avoid future mistakes and spurious claims.”

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Quote of the Day

EU Commission vice president Viviane Reding speaking in London:

“The most powerful parliament in Europe is the European Parliament. Seventy per cent of laws in this country are co-decided there. There will be no repatriation of EU powers.”

Monday, February 10, 2014

Quote of the Day

Former Blair spinner John McTernan on the Environment Agency:

“When I was in No 10 they were one of many government agencies who hired lobbyists to lobby us.”

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Quote of the Day

Helen Grant, the sports minister who got five sports questions wrong on telly, at the Culture, Media and Sport select committee today:

“I hadn’t even heard of those sports.”

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Quote of the Day

Nick Clegg on LibDem sex scandals:

“Of course I am not sitting on any allegations that have yet to come to light, I would never do that.”


Seen Elsewhere

Another Feminist Lecture | Laura Perrins
UKIP Posters Bad Economics But Good Politics | James Delingpole
Tories Losing to UKIP in Scotland | ConHome
UKIPers Will Come Home in 2015 | Sun
Tories Set for Thrashing | Sun
Boris Announcement Imminent | Sun
The Case for Splitting Up CCHQ | ConservativeHome
Why UKIP Should Join a ‘European Union’. | Anna Raccoon
Dave’s Brush With Bed Bugs | Speccie
Farage: No Briton Could Be My Secretary | BBC
Dave and George Can Now Be Seen Together | Ben Brogan


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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”.”



Alexrod says:

It’s money innit.


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