John McDonnell Quotes From Mao’s Little Red Book

In his surreal response to the Autumn Statement, John McDonnell genuinely got out a copy of Chairman Mao’s Little Red Book and started quoting from it, before throwing it at Osborne. Was it Seumas Milne’s copy

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Flashback: Guido v Tim Yeo

Guido versus troubled Tim on Newsnight:

And chasing him all the way to Kent:

Enjoy Tim Yeo’s greatest hits here

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Alan Johnson Kicks Off at “Middle-Class, Intellectual” Left Unity

Worth watching Alan Johnson kick off at weirdy beardy Left Unity nut Simon Hardy on the Daily Politics. “All you’ve done is print out your leaflets despising the Labour Party…”

Vid via @liarpoliticians
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Corbyn Skewered With His Own Words on Defence

The PM announced £178 billion of investment in new defence equipment before dropping one or two bombs on Corbyn. These are the Labour leader’s views on defence, reported by the Sun:

“Why do have to be able to have planes, transport aircraft, aircraft carriers and everything else to get anywhere in the world? Why?”

“Wouldn’t it be wonderful if every politician around the world, instead of taking pride in the size of their armed forces, did what the people of Costa Rica have done and abolished the army and took pride in the fact that they don’t have an army, and that their country is near the top of the global peace index. Surely that is the way we should be going forward.”

The frontbench looked to the heavens during Corbyn’s response:

This was Jezza’s face after Cameron read back his own words:

His backbenches were silent…

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Miliband Burned By Jim Naughtie

Ed Miliband was talking Corbyn on the Today programme this morning:

Miliband: “I’m not gonna be a back-seat driver.”

Naughtie: “Well having crashed the car it’s difficult to do that.”

Miliband: “Thanks.”

Ouch.

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Andrew Neil v Islamist Scumbags

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