The Meaning of Poetry

John Hegley was on the Daily Politics doing a poem today. His chosen subject was a “revelation by a junior member of the foreign office that for an undisclosed period Mr Straw…” for a moment Guido thought we were going to get another shocking revelation about a cabinet minister.

Well listen to it yourself, jump to 29 minutes in to the video. Guido has parsed the poem carefully for hidden innuendo and has so far failed to find an excuse to mention anything. But given more time…

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Dame Laura Cox report into Pestminster slams Bercow and his team…

“I find it difficult to envisage how the necessary changes can be successfully delivered, and the confidence of the staff restored, under the current senior House administration.”


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