Thursday, March 20, 2014

Quote of the Day

At the hacking trial, former NotW royal editor Clive Goodman seems confused when asked about footballer Titus Bramble, who appeared in Glenn Mulcaire’s notebook:

“It think he was formerly the Duchess of Cornwall personal protection officer”

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Quote of the Day

Nigel Farage says:

“This is somebody using Parliamentary privilege to say something that they would be very nervous about saying in public. This particular line is something that she and others have been pushing since 2006. The answer is exactly the same as it has always been — it isn’t true, it is malicious gossip. Nikki Sinclaire wanted to be the leader of UKIP and will say anything that can be seen to damage me. Nothing she says surprises me in any way at all, she is capable of almost anything.”

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Quote of the Day

LibDem Scottish Secretary Alistair Carmichael:

“Chris Huhne was the man who had put the ‘t’ into ‘Cancun’.”

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.”


Seen Elsewhere

Government Needs 10.6% Spending Cuts To Meet Target | IFS
What We Learned From the Referendum | FT
Scottish Crisis Moves South | Nick Wood
English Democrats Accidentally Celebrate Yes Victory | Pink News
Union In Its Current Form is Dead | Janan Ganesh
Labour Could Be Split in Two | Sun
Ashcroft Poll: Why Scotland Voted No | Buzzfeed
Boris: Change Barnett Formula | Sun
Cameron is Back | Dan Hodges
What Happens Now | James Kirkup
Cairo of the North | Quentin Letts


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cynic says:

Can anyone help me? I went on holiday a week ago and returned to find someone has pulled out the stake and Gordon Brown is back and acting as Prime Minister. What did I miss? Has there been a snap election?


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