Bonkers : No Joking

Taking time off from imagining he was running the country while Tony and Cherie holiday at Cliff’s place in Barbados, Bonkers Blunkett has had his lawyers fire off a few threatening letters to Channel 4 – warning them he takes a dim view of their new satire “A Very Social Secretary”. (If someone at Channel 4 wants to share the letters, Guido’s fax number is on the right!) No longer Home Secretary, he is unable to ban it as a Threat to National Security*, instead he thinks nobody should be allowed to take the piss out of him just because he fathered a bastard child by another man’s wife, and she wants to have it brought up by her husband, rather than Bonkers. Ouch.

It is of course no breach of the child’s right to privacy, but it will make Bonkers even more of a laughing stock. Ha!
*Translated : something politically embarassing that we don’t want you to read about in the papers. Like “What I did on my summer holidays”
©Tony Blair




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