Its called a “hangover”

The Gruaniads Backbencher column complains today about a certain lack of productivity on Guido’s part post the ASI’s Blogging and Democracy bash. Don’t worry, we’ll have something for you to lift soon enough. I also notice a bit of cutting and pasting going on over at the Mail too. Recess Monkey says the same – our invoices to Associated Newspapers to follow.

Which reminds me, was I the only one to notice during the US election that what you read in Washington blogger Wonkette mysteriously turned up in the Guardian’s diary column the next day. Even the idea of a drinking game played on the basis of TV pundit cliches was blatantly plagiarised. Ms Hyde gets paid to do that? Cut, Paste – that’s mere blogging, not broadsheet journalism.

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Quote of the Day

Dominic Raab wrote in his letter of resignation…

“This is, at its heart, a matter of public trust,” he told the PM, concluding: “I cannot reconcile the terms of the proposed deal with the promises we made to the country in our manifesto at the last election… I believe that the regulatory regime proposed for Northern Ireland presents a very real threat to the integrity of the United Kingdom. I cannot support an indefinite backstop arrangement, where the EU holds a veto over our ability to exit…”


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