Is Brexit worth disturbing Lord Rothermere’s supper ?

3rd October 2018 5

Today’s Mail headline savaging Boris Johnson for publicly saying what most Conservatives believe about Brexit is more proof that Brexit has lost one of its most formidable proponents. The appointment of arch-liberal and Remainer Geordie Grieg as Mail editor last month (apparently because Lady Rothermere was tired of being abused over Brexit at dinner parties) was always expected to produce … [Read on]

B.Sc Street Walking (Hons)

2nd October 2018 3

The BBC has two stories this week: the first of these is in the form of a question, and the second is the answer to that question – only the BBC is too dim to notice. The question is: “Now that young people are drinking less, what do they find to do to amuse themselves in freshers’ week – and … [Read on]

Counter Jumpers

2nd October 2018 5

Went to get my flu jab today after being told I could visit the ‘walk in clinic’ between 8.45 – 12 noon. I was there bright and early, only to learn that they are only doing ‘priority cases.’ ‘Why did you say to come in?’ I asked very politely. (There is a notice on the window saying patients who shout … [Read on]

US Supreme Court. The New Puritans

2nd October 2018 2

Someone called Brett Kavanaugh, who wants to be one of American’s Supreme Court Judges, overcame a major hurdle last week, when a committee of congressmen approved his confirmation, despite a dramatic court room scene, in which he was accused by someone blessed with the name, Christine Blasey Ford, of being a sexual offender, enough to destroy his career and possibly … [Read on]

The Tory flies are rounding on Boris

2nd October 2018 6

The flies are rounding on Boris. None of the cabinet herd would dare match themselves against him on their own – they don’t have the guts, but they can take him down in a coordinated ambush, cowering behind Mrs May’s wretched discredited Chequers plan. Few of them believe in it, but she’s not for changing, and so they dutifully fall … [Read on]

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