Guido’s Slaphead Rule of Politics

Guido has said it before and it is an iron law of modern tele-democracy. Slapheads lose in British politics. Kinnock, Hague, IDS, Ming, Hughes, Oaten – all slapheads, all losers. On that basis Huhne (bottom) looks worth a punt.

Will Tory favourite Nick Clegg get involved as well and make it 10% of the parliamentary party standing? Why not? So far its an all-white-male affair, what about Sue Kramer? Its a nominations free-for-all after all, no sign of Hemming’s nomination – yet.

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Quote of the Day

Trevor Kavanagh’s analysis of the Brexit process…

“Thanks to Mrs May and her useless Chancellor Phil Hammond, this will not come without pain. But we escape with imagination and true British grit or we will be boiled alive.

It means on this centenary Remembrance of our struggle against tyranny, we risk ceding non-military victory in Europe to the undemocratic forces of an unaccountable totalitarian regime.”


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