Camelot’s Odd Couple : Danny & Dougie

News reaches Guido of an amusing coupling in the inner counsels of Dave’s Camelot. His chief speechwriter, Dougie Smith, is to be joined by a new deputy, Danny Kruger, who has resigned as chief leader writer at the Daily Telegraph to join Team Cameron.

How will Kruger, the bespectacled Old Etonian, devoutly Christian son of celebrity cook Prue Leith, cope with working with Smith, pugnacious Scot and former boss of the legendary Fever Parties, Britain’s leading orgy organisation? Actually, both characters are pretty amiable but one thing’s for sure: Dave’s next few speeches could be worth reading…

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Emily Thornberry tells Labour activists some home truths…

“…we must all acknowledge, that there are sickening individuals on the fringes of our movement, who use our legitimate support for Palestine as a cloak and a cover for their despicable hatred of Jewish people, and their desire to see Israel destroyed.”


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