Ming Doesn’t Mess Up PMQs

He did the “magic tragic” trick to calm the house first (paying condolences to Iraq war dead, stops the baying of the house). He then asked a more attacking question coupling Blair going with bringing the troops home. Better, but no cigar. He had to pull himself unsteadily up out of his seat and clasped his hands together to hide the shakes.

Prezza weathered some mocking heckles from the Tory benches when he addressed the Commons before PMQs. Nick Robinson has it right when he says that the Tories will be happy with Prezza remaining as DPM because it will cost Labour votes and provide an easy target for them. Who could miss a target as wide as Prezza?

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Quote of the Day

Rowan Atkinson tells The Times

“All jokes about religion cause offence, so it’s pointless apologising for them. You should really only apologise for a bad joke. On that basis, no apology is required.”


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