Hello Turkeys, Meet Christmas

pork-spotlightPaul Waugh’s story that five unamed Labour MPs in ‘safe’ seats are threatening to resign and cause by-elections is a great wheeze. All five of them, we are told, are planning to stand down at the next election anyway.  They will resign in protest if Gordon doesn’t curb Legg’s review.  Waugh reports a cowardly off the record MP as saying “It’s Gordon’s nightmare – by-elections in safe seats in the depths of winter..”.

Guido says go on then turkeys*, what are you waiting for, Christmas?  Come out into the spotlight, show us your principles…

*Yes, it is a picture of a piggy, not a turkey. The cartoonist has gone missing.




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