Saturday Seven Up

7upPolitics is back in full swing and so is the blog. Usual mix of low goings on, political totty, political violence and what passes for wit in the comments. On the subject of comments, Guido was most amused to discover that Oxford academics deemed the wit of the likes of Tuscan Tony and other assorted window-lickers worthy of serious study. Just imagine the study grant application: we want the money to read the comments on Guido’s blog. The published results can be found here. Shocking!

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Quote of the Day

Andrea Leadsom told BBC Radio 4’s Today

“He’s made his views on Brexit on the record, and the problem with that of course is that the chair’s impartiality is absolutely essential. … He’s made his views known on Brexit… it’s a matter for him but nevertheless it’s a challenge and all colleagues need to form their own view of that.”


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