Sally's Loose Tongue

Verbal diarrhea sufferer and wife of the Speaker Sally Bercow has found her big mouth getting her into trouble on many occasions, but this time it’s getting serious. She has had to bring the lawyers in after Sir Andrew Green has made moves to start legal action against after Sally dismissed a MigrationWatch report that proves a link between a rise in youth unemployment and immigration was “dangerous propaganda” and compared it to arguments used by Hitler and Mosley. Live on Sky News. Ooops.

Bercow has called upon online friend David Allen Green of Preiskel & Co LLP and is currently lamenting the “fail” on Twitter. Guido wonders if she will still be so flippant after a day in court…

UPDATE : After looking at this more closely (and receiving a briefing from Guido’s friends at Index on Censorship) it is now clear to Guido that Sally didn’t compare Sir Andrew Green to Hitler or Mosley. In which case Sir Andrew will be very unlikely to succeed with his action. Nor should he succeed.




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